Deufol spins off the Activatis GmbH

World market leader in industrial packagingDeufol SE focusses on its core business

Deufol spins off the Activatis GmbH

The Deufol Group has sold their shares of Activatis GmbH. The reason for this transaction is the strategic focus on the business area “Industrial Packaging” as well as additional services related to this business area. The spinoff of the Activatis GmbH was carried out through a Management-Buy-Out (MBO) under the lead of the Managing Director, Matthias Flörsch.

Activatis GmbH develops and operates as a system partner for custom designed logistics solutions along the supply chain and has more than 30 years of experience in the field of air freight handling and chemical logistics. The recently developed “Smart Logistic Approach” is set to optimise the digitalization and automatisation of supply chain processes and is consequently focused on the implementation of efficiency increases within Industry 4.0.

The management team will be strengthened thrugh the former KPMG-expert Thomas Fischer. In his new position as Chief Digital Officer, he will further push the development of the “Smart Logistic Approach”. A smooth evolution of the business activities shall be ensured by that.

The Deufol Group is a global premium provider of packaging services and adjacent services. The company’s focus includes Export & Industrial Packaging, Logistics Services, Automated Packaging, Smart IT solutions for supply chain, Promotional & Display Packaging, and Data Packaging. Deufol Corporation with headquarters in Hofheim am Taunus, near Frankfurt am Main has 93 operations in 11 countries and employs nearly 2,700 people. In 2015 the group reached an annual turnover of EUR 325 million.