AIC Group acquires the majority of Kern Industrie Automation GmbH & Co KG

Automazioni Industriali Capitanio and KIA – Kern Industrie Automation – will reinforce their previous agreements and will join forces more intensively to quicken market presence and improve service level for customers worldwide.

Due to the AIC Group acquisition of the KIA share majority, a new internationally-oriented alliance is formed, driven by the same target in creating compelling values for both companies and our clients.
A definitive agreement that tends to accelerate growth for both parts, codevelop top-notch engineering solutions and shape joint engineering and services centres cutting edge.
This is a further strengthening of the already collaboration and a decisive step towards the future-oriented plans in the companies pipeline.
Aligned cooperation that will lead to the development of innovative plans and expand our presence also in new areas: KERN branches in China and the Czech Republic will enter into our strategic dimension and will act as hubs for international expansion.

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Our managing director, Mr. Marco Capitanio, underlined that “This is an important milestone for our company and our customers as this will open the german speaking countries and allow us to enter into the flat products market.”.

Further considerations will be discussed and presented at the international tradeshow hosted at FieraMilano Rho in Milan, Made in Steel. On this occasion, on 5 October from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm, a press conference will be held by our managing director in the “Gamma room”, Pavillion 9 – 2nd floor.
Participation, available even in streaming, will be possible upon registration at the following link:

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