Stertil Group expands global lift business

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The Stertil Group, part of Citadel Enterprises and located in Kootstertille, the Netherlands, announces the take-over of the business activities of Beissbarth GmbH. The company Beissbarth Automotive Testing Solutions GmbH now belongs to the Stertil Group and thus continues the company's history of more than 120 years.

This acquisition demonstrates yet again that the Stertil Group is committed to the continued investment in providing world class vehicle equipment solutions for the maintenance, repair and service equipment industries for both private and public workshops, high class automotive brands and OE manufacturers around the world, the company says. 

"We are happy and proud to welcome Beissbarth. We see this well-established company of more than 120 years as a highly innovative valuable addition to the Stertil Group," says Bennie Stapensea, Stertil Group president and CEO. "Beissbarth alongside Nussbaum and Stertil-Koni will allow us to widen our presence across the industry and offer complete quality product solutions. Beissbarth’s longstanding position in the vehicle service equipment market to premium class automotive global brands and is an excellent strategic-fit.

"Our long-term goal is to offer the maintenance, service and repair industry, as well as global OEMs, complete workshop equipment solutions that are adding value now, and are ready for the future and, in whichever technological direction, or directions the industry evolves. We look forward to pursuing the long-term strategies put in place by the Stertil Group and bringing our established businesses and these new businesses to the next phase in their development. As an enabler we are adapting our company group structure and I am happy to announce that Frank Scherer will take over the responsibility for all automotive related German entities – Nussbaum and Beissbarth."

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