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GHM Group acquires measuring technology expert Valco
November 2017, News


The GHM Group has acquired Valco, an Italian measuring technology producer for level, flow and temperature sensors for machine and process automation.

“I am very pleased to welcome Valco to the GHM Group,” said Johannes Overhues, CEO of the GHM Group. “The acquisition enables us to offer an even broader range to our customers, both in process industries and machine building.”

GHM Messtechnik South Africa managing director, Jan Grobler, commented, “This is an exciting addition to the GHM Group and will most certainly enhance our footprint in the petrochemical and oil and gas sectors in the southern Africa region.”

Valco, founded in Italy in the 1980s by Roberto Perego and Roberto Valdarchi, is a well-established, internationally-renowned company in the machine and process automation sector. Valco has been a specialist for level, flow and temperature sensors in the Italian and European markets since 1982, and is recognised for its reliability, cost-effectiveness and adaptability to customised solutions.

Several synergies arise with the combination of Valco’s expertise and technological competence and the skills and capabilities of the GHM Group. On the one hand, it expands the range of industrial sensors of the Honsberg Competence Centre, the experts within the GHM Group for flow and level sensors. On the other, it extends the expertise in temperature sensors and electronics, which harmonises ideally with the temperature Competence Centre Greisinger and the industrial electronics Competence Centre Martens. The integration process is being led by a committed team in Italy, composed of members from both companies.

“The products from Valco, which are tailored to market requirements, now make it possible for the GHM Group to serve industries and customers that were previously inaccessible to us,” explained Stefan Langer, head of product management at the GHM Group.

The Group will follow its proven approach and ensure that integration is seamless. In the future, Valco will be part of the Industrial Sensors business unit, forming a new competence centre under the management of Alessandro Perego, the former general sales manager of Valco. The two founders will also serve in an advisory role during the integration process.

“With our compatible products, market expertise and innovative technologies, the GHM Group and Valco now have even more impressive value advantages with which we will accompany our customers into the fourth industrial revolution,” concluded Overhues.

For more information contact Jan Grobler, GHM Messtechnik South Africa, +27 (0)11 902 0158, info@ghm-sa.co.za, www.ghm-sa.co.za


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