VonArx Strengthens Position in Global Surface Prep Industry with IMPACTS Acquisition

Published: 4/3

VonArx has signed an agreement to acquire German based shotblaster manufacturer IMPACTS. Founded in 2004, IMPACTS is well-respected for its high-quality products and customer focused service.

“By acquiring IMPACTS, we widen our product portfolio, reinforces our presence in the surface preparation market,” says VonArx owner and CEO Fredrik Akermark. “We are also able to create a home market in Germany for both companies’ branded products.”

VonArx has been growing quickly over the last four years, and has developed several new products during short time. IMPACTS’ product range together with extensive experience and knowledge in the surface preparation industry will add invaluable value.

IMPACTS will remain under its own brand and continue to distribute its branded products through existing distribution networks. Operation and manufacturing will remain in Overath, Germany.

“By utilizing respective companies’ strengths and continue offering high level of customer service, already a focus for both IMPACTS and VonArx, we will be an even more attractive partner for surface preparation contractors around the world” says Akermark.



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