Halton Group has agreed to acquire the Dutch company MIWO Luchtbehandelingstechniek, a specialist in turnkey indoor air solutions, especially for chain restaurants.
The deal is the second acquisition in the field for Halton during the past two years. Chain customers have proved to offer good growth potential for Halton’s Foodservice business in North and South America, Asia and Europe, and the acquisition provides Halton with new opportunities for developing chain customer relationships in Europe.
“MIWO is a successful and efficient supplier of comprehensive indoor air solutions for its chosen customer base, and the company has an excellent subcontracting network,” said Kai Konola, CEO of the Halton Group.
From the customers’ point of view, the usual delivery model of the industry is often fragmented and does not necessarily provide good system performance and indoor air conditions in the premises.
“We want to provide our customers with the best turnkey solutions on the market, from high-quality design to installation, commissioning and after-sales services, completely integrated.
“In future, the customers will also benefit from Halton’s extensive expertise, technological know-how and high-quality R&D hubs that enable us to adapt and validate our solutions to meet even the most demanding customer’s specific needs.”
MIWO Luchtbehandelingstechniek employs 30 people and made sales of almost £3m last year. It will continue to operate as its own unit and with its current name, while the current managing director, Arco Michaelis, will also stay on as the head of the unit’s operation.
“I am really happy about this acquisition and look forward to growing our business together as the top provider in the market,” Mr. Michaelis said.