Acquisitions - news on Plastech

KraussMaffei takes over Pultrex

Effective February 21, 2019, KraussMaffei signed a share purchase agreement with Pultrex Ltd., based in Manningtree, Essex/UK.

Reifenhäuser Group acquires

As of 18 February 2019, Reifenhäuser Group acquires Plamex Maschinenbau GmbH, Kelberg. Plamex is a specialized supplier of blown film lines and extrusion components.

Erema Group acquires 60 percent

Leading manufacturer of recycling machines expands its in-house product range following company participation.


Lanxess completes sale of

Cologne-based company received proceeds of around EUR 1.4 billion.

The Compound Company acquires

The Compound Company, based in Enschede, The Netherlands, and new management, have acquired a controlling stake in Transmare Compounding BV, Roermond, The Netherlands, as of December 14th 2018. Current shareholder Henk-Jan Aarsen will retain a minority stake.

Koch-Technik set for further

Koch-Technik completed the acquisition of representative agency GiTamsa. New sales and training centre to open in Querétaro in early 2019

Lanxess strengthens global

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess plans to strengthen its global asset base for flame retardant additives with investments of around EUR 200 million over the next three years.

Covestro further strengthening

Covestro becomes majority stakeholder in DIC Covestro Polymer joint venture in Japan. Covestro raises stake from 50% to 80%, the partnership with DIC Corporation continues. The Acquisition is a part of Covestro's global growth strategy.

KEBA AG acquires German LTI

With this, KEBA becomes a complete solution provider in the area of industrial automation.

Acquisition of MHT - Krones

Krones, a leading manufacturer of filling and packaging solutions, has acquired MHT Holding AG (MHT). MHT, based in Hochheim, Germany, together with its subsidiaries is providing injecting molding tools and services to the PET industry.

BASF invests in Chinese 3D

BASF Venture Capital GmbH is investing in Prismlab, a leading provider of 3D printing processes and 3D printers, headquartered in Shanghai, China.

Ineos signs transaction agreement

Ineos Styrolution announced that it signed an acquisition agreement with Total S.A. for two polystyrene (PS) production sites in China.

IMCD to acquire Velox

IMCD N.V. announces that it signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Velox GmbH, a group of companies with its headquarter in Hamburg, Germany.

Kroenert and Coatema Under

Hamburg-based ATH GmbH - owner of Kroenert GmbH & Co KG - and Coatema GmbH, have announced that they have signed an agreement under which ATH will take over all shares of Coatema.

Omron integrated Microscan

Acquisition of Microscan Systems Adds 35+ Years of Barcode Reading, Machine Vision and Verification Expertise into Omron’s Innovative Industrial Automation Solutions to Ensure Quality, Productivity and Consumer Safety.

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