The two companies offer automated application systems, spray guns for manual paint application as well as smaller paint and drying systems. They supply a broad array of sectors within general industry. Customers include wood-, plastic- and metalworking companies, for example. Befrag and EST+ both have production capacities at their sites.
Ralf W. Dieter, CEO of Dürr AG said: "We will systematically expand the activities of the two companies under the umbrella of the Dürr Group. The new Czech site provides a good basis for the expansion of our business in Eastern Europe, and with Befrag we have gained another efficient site."
Dr. Hans Schumacher, head of the Application Technology business unit: "Befrag and EST+ are two specialized niche providers which add to Dürr's range in the growth area of application technology and allow us to tap new customer groups."Dürr is the world's leading provider of application technology and painting robots for the automotive industry. In 2013 the Group achieved sales of € 540 million in this area.