SurTec, a specialist for chemical surface finishing solutions, has acquired Italy-based Aluservice. Aluservice specializes in research and development as well as the distribution of chemical specialties for surface treatment of alloys made of aluminum, zinc, steel and iron. The range includes products for aluminum anodization, aluminum coating processes, electroplating of ferrous metals, and coating of other metals.
Aluservice is a leader in the architecture market in Italy. SurTec will offer the well-established products of Aluservice in the market worldwide via the SurTec sales network and will further internationalize the business.
Dr. Raffaele Cadorna, Managing Director of Aluservice commented with satisfaction: “After 40 years of successful business, we realized that we needed financial resources available only to large multinational groups in order to ensure continuity and further development. We are glad to become part of the SurTec Group and look forward with enthusiasm to the new challenges ahead of us.”
“The acquisition of Aluservice is a further step forward in our strategy for the Italian metal surface treatment market” said Dr. Fulvio Lamberti, CFO of the SurTec Group. “We are happy to join forces with a player of high reputation in the market and thereby further improving the value delivered to our respective customers.”
Dr. Karsten Grünke, CEO of the SurTec Group added: “We see great potential to grow the business strongly outside Italy through the excellent know-how and product portfolio of Aluservice.”
Aluservice has been developing its own formulations for chemicals, processes and technologies for 40 years. All products are designed with the goal of combining the highest quality required by the market with economic efficiency. As a result, Aluservice fits SurTec’s claim to balance business processes with the needs and requirements of society and the environment. Aluservice’s global customers will also benefit from SurTec’s worldwide distribution network and technical expertise.
Aluservice specializes in research and development as well as the distribution of chemical specialties for surface treatment of alloys made of aluminum, zinc, steel and iron