Published On: Thu, Jun 13th, 2013

Reifenhäuser Group acquires Italian winder manufacturer Nuova Protex

Reifenhäuser Group acquires Italian winder manufacturer Nuova Protex

Reifenhäuser Group acquires Italian winder manufacturer Nuova Protex

After more than 25 years of cooperation the Reifenhäuser Group acquired the Italian company Nuova Protex as of 1st June 2013, a company specializing in designing and manufacturing take-up winding systems for synthetic fibres such as monofilaments, multifilaments, raffia, flat tape and strapping tape as well as supplementary components.

The new company will operate under the name Reimotec Winding Technology as part of the business  unit Reimotec thus completing the Reimotec product range of monofilament, artificial turf and strapping tape lines. The current managing director Pino Manieri will retain his position. The existing team is transferring with the business and ensures that customers will be offered tailored solutions in the same proven quality as before. Reimotec Winding Technology will focus on the development of innovative winder technology.

About the Reifenhäuser Group
The Reifenhäuser Group comprising six Business Units, is the world’s leading manufacturer of plastics processing machinery. In the business year 2011/2012 the group employing about 1,200 people at its three German sites reported total revenues of EUR 450 million. The family-run company was founded in 1911 and is managed today for the third generation by brothers Bernd, Klaus and Ulrich Reifenhäuser. www.reifenhauser-group.com