The SigmaKalon Group has acquired Schoch Holding AG and its subsidiaries based in Burgdorf, Switzerland. The company is family owned for six generations, employs 67 people and specializes in coatings for metal finishing, bicycles, powder and plastics industries; The company generated a turnover of approximately €15 million in 2006.
With two state-of-the-art production facilities in Burgdorf, Schoch will further strengthen the industrial coatings business unit of the SigmaKalon Group in its strategic plans to broaden the scope of the business unit and enter new markets.
Karl-Heinz Fischer remains the managing director of the Schoch business, while Bernhard Schoch, member of the founding family will take up an advisory role on a consultancy basis.
SigmaKalon acquires Schoch Holding AG
By Tim Wright
Published July 6, 2007
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