Italy-based industrial automation company Incas has become part of the SSI Schaefer Group.
Established in Biella in 1981, Incas offers to its customers’ industrial automation solutions for logistics and production monitoring as well as integrated system and software solutions.
SSI Schaefer says the deal fosters the creation of a leading player in supply chain automation in Italy.
The Incas management will continue to manage the company and benefit from additional flexibility, skills and know-how on the Italian market with the rich technology and solution portfolio of SSI Schaefer thanks to the acquisition.
Benno Reichmuth, CEO south-west Europe of SSI Schaefer, says: “The acquisition of Incas, with its almost 200 employees and strong competence in system integration and IT, fits perfectly into the overall strategy of SSI Schaefer and strengthens our local presence in south-eest Europe substantially.
“With Incas being a member of the SSI Schaefer Group, we become one of the strongest players on the Italian intralogistics market.
“Our customers can benefit from the global power of the SSI Schaefer Group and at the same time we can provide solutions in a professional manner with local competence from sales to after sales service.”
Ermanno Rondi, Incas CEO, says: “Becoming part of SSI Schaefer, with which we share values and strategies, allows us to continue developing an innovative product and service portfolio in times of digitalization and networking.
“In this way we guarantee growth perspectives, stability and operational flexibility to fulfill the growing requirements of our local customers.”
The international trade fair Intralogistica, which will take place in Milan from May 29th to June 1st, will be an opportunity for the new group to meet customers and suppliers.