Sale of the Datwyler specialist distribution business to Eriks completed
Following the sale of the specialist distribution business Maagtechnic, the Datwyler Group now consists of two divisions with strong growth and margins and a focus on clearly defined core competencies and markets. The Technical Components division from now on will concentrate on the distribution of electronics, automation and ICT components. With the synergetic business models Online Distribution and Branded Wholesale, the European markets are covered. The Sealing Solutions Division is a leading supplier of high quality sealing solutions to global market segments, such as the automotive, health care, civil engineering and consumer goods industries. The 2013 results have proven that the clear strategic focus is worthwhile and helps to strengthen the Group's earning power.
Dätwyler Holding AG
The Datwyler Group is a focused industrial supplier with leading positions in global and regional market segments. With its technological leadership and customised solutions, the Group delivers added value to customers in the markets served. Datwyler concentrates on markets that offer opportunities to create more value and sustain profitable growth. The Technical Components Division is one of Europe's foremost highservice distributors of electronic, automation and ICT components and accessories. The Sealing Solutions Division is a leading supplier of customised sealing solutions to global market segments, such as the automotive, health care, civil engineering and consumer goods industries etc. With a total of more than 50 operating companies, sales in over 100 countries and some 6,500 employees, the Datwyler Group generates annual revenue of some CHF 1,300 million. The Group has been listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since 1986 (security number 3048677).