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Incas becomes part of the SSI Schäfer group

Neunkirchen - Vigliano Biellese – The German-based SSI Schäfer Group, one of the world’s leading suppliers of intralogistics products and solutions, has finalized the 100 % acquisition of Incas S.p.A., the leading Italian player in supply chain automation.

Established in Biella in 1981, Incas offers to its customers industrial automation solutions for logistics and production monitoring as well as integrated system & software solutions.

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 Schäfer thanks to the acquisition.

Benno Reichmuth, CEO South West Europe of SSI Schäfer, commented: “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 Schäfer and strengthens our local presence in South West Europe substantially. With Incas being a member of the SSI Schäfer Group, we become one of the strongest players on the Italian intralogistics market. Our customers can benefit from the global power of the SSI Schäfer 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, added: “Becoming part of SSI Schäfer, 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, that will take place in Milan from May 29th to June 1st, will be an opportunity for the new group to meet customers and suppliers. During the “Aperitivo Tecnologico“ (May 31st at 11 a.m.) Incas and SSI Schäfer will give an overview of cutting-edge logistics technologies.

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