Angst+Pfister acquires FCE Gomma

FCE Gomma joins the Angst+Pfister Group network as an independent unit. Customers of both companies will benefit from the companies' extended know-how and global networks.

The Angst+Pfister Group has acquired a majority stake in FCE Gomma Srl in Turate (CO), Italy. Its founding family, Restelli, will continue to run the company's operations and ensure continuity for customers and employees. According to the business model of the Angst+Pfister Group, FCE Gomma will be integrated as an independent unit and strengthen the Angst+Pfister production channel.

Real advantages for both sides

Angst+Pfister gains access to new market segments such as the electrical and electronics industries, thanks to FCE Gomma's expertise in the production of silicone elastomers, as well as other moulded and extruded rubber parts. At the same time, FCE Gomma benefits from the Angst+Pfister Group's product portfolio of high-performance materials and its well-established global customer network - an important added value for profitable growth. "Thanks to many shared values, this successful company fits perfectly into our performance-oriented business framework," says Christof Domeisen, CEO of the Angst+Pfister Group.<

FCE Gomma has positioned itself very well on the European market in recent years and supplies many well-known global players. The family business was founded in 1980 by Andrea Restelli and Carla Carnelli. Today it develops and produces high quality elastomeric parts for applications aimed at satisfying the demanding requirements coming from various industries. FCE Gomma has production facilities with injection molding and compression molding machines, extrusion lines and a compounding department.

"We are extremely pleased with the outcome of the transaction" - added Andrea Restelli, founder of FCE together with his wife - "as our family's aim was to ensure continuity to the huge efforts my wife, my family and I have made over the years by joining forces with a larger multinational group".

Global network

The Angst+Pfister Group, headquartered in Switzerland, has been a leading developer and manufacturer of technical components and engineering solutions for over a hundred years.

With local sales and technical support units as well as logistics centers worldwide, the company serves more than 20,000 customers in numerous industries in over 50 countries.

Own state-of-the-art research and development centers in Switzerland, Turkey and Italy as well as in-house production facilities for elastomer and rubber-to-metal parts and compounds in Switzerland, Turkey, Italy, Denmark, China and Vietnam are complemented by production partners in more than 15 countries, enabling Angst+Pfister to stay at the cutting edge of technology.

Angst+Pfister’s values are based on reliability and flexibility, as well as respectful and fair treatment of all people who have a relationship with us. As part of the proactive implementation of the UNGC principles, Angst+Pfister pursues the sustainability objective in all activities carried out to create a positive impact on our planet and society through pragmatic, reasonable and measurable initiatives.

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