Dürkopp Adler: Acquisition of Sonotronic Nage...
Dürkopp Adler

Acquisition of Sonotronic Nagel

(Sorce: Sonotronic Nagel)
(Sorce: Sonotronic Nagel)

Less than 3 months after the opening of insolvency proceedings, the insolvency administrator has succeeded in selling Sonotronic Nagel GmbH to the Dürkopp Adler Group. Dürkopp Adler GmbH, Bielefeld/Germany, is specialized in the development, production and distribution of sewing machines and belongs to ShangGong Group (SGG), Shanghai/China.
»Sonotronic Nagel is an innovative company and fits to us very well. The companies complement each other, especially in terms of technology, products, and global market access. We are confident that our group of companies has a successful future ahead and we look forward to further growing together.«
Wolf-Markus Frank, Managing Director, Dürkopp Adler GmbH

The purchase agreement was signed on April 28, 2023, with the transfer of the company set to take place on July 1, 2023. As a result of the sale, the site in Karlsbad/Germany and a large proportion of the jobs in Germany, Spain and the USA will be retained.
The manufacturer of special ultrasonic machines for the automotive industry Sonotronic Nagel GmbH, Karlsbad, had filed for insolvency with the Karlsruhe District Court in November 2022. The court appointed Mannheim-based lawyer Tobias Wahl from the law firm Anchor Rechtsanwälte as insolvency administrator.
The acquisition of Sonotronic Nagel will expand Dürkopp Adler Group's portfolio in industrial sewing and welding technology by automation solutions in plastic welding technology and strengthen its presence in the global market.

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