ThyssenKrupp Elevator strengthens presence in Croatia

Important step in expansion of Eastern European business

Düsseldorf, (PresseBox) - ThyssenKrupp Elevator has acquired Kon?ar dizala i servis d.o.o., Zagreb. The company, which has been in the elevator and escalator business since 1948, has 110 employees and achieved sales of around 5.5 million euros in fiscal 2006. The seller is the Kon?ar group, which is disposing of this subsidiary as part of its move toward focusing on its core businesses of energy, industry and trading.

Eastern Europe is a key growth area for ThyssenKrupp Elevator's business, and the full acquisition of Kon?ar dizala i servisi d.o.o. represents a continuation of the group's growth strategy in the region. In the future, the new company will trade under the name ThyssenKrupp Kon?ar dizala d.o.o. and will continue to be headed by current Managing Director Mario ?utuk.

ThyssenKrupp Elevator established its first subsidiary in Croatia in 2002 and recently strengthened its presence in Slovenia. The group has further Eastern European subsidiaries in Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Serbia and Lithuania.

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Die Business Area Elevator Technology umfasst die weltweiten Konzernaktivitäten im Geschäftsfeld Personenbeförderungsanlagen. Mit einem Umsatz von 6,2 Milliarden Euro im Geschäftsjahr 2012/2013 und Kunden in 150 Ländern zählt ThyssenKrupp Elevator zu den führenden Aufzugsunternehmen der Welt. Das Unternehmen mit mehr als 49.000 qualifizierten Mitarbeitern bietet innovative und energieeffiziente Produkte, entwickelt für die individuellen Anforderungen der Kunden. Das Portfolio umfasst Personen- und Lastenaufzüge, Fahrtreppen und Fahrsteige, Fluggastbrücken, Treppen- und Plattformlifte sowie maßgeschneiderte Servicelösungen für das gesamte Produktangebot. Über 900 Standorte rund um den Globus bilden ein dichtes Vertriebs- und Servicenetz und sichern somit eine optimale Nähe zum Kunden.

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