New majority shareholder of A&A

The Finnish provider of returnable logistics solution, K. Hartwall is the new majority shareholder of A&A. The acquisition of A&A Logistik-Equipment GmbH & Co. KG has been going, and they are happy to announce it today. With a newly acquired majority shareholder, A&A being a German company providing logistics equipment for various industries would be taken to greater heights.


 

The Finnish provider of returnable logistics solution, K. Hartwall is the new majority shareholder of A&A. The acquisition of A&A Logistik-Equipment GmbH & Co. KG has been going, and they are happy to announce it today. With a newly acquired majority shareholder, A&A being a German company providing logistics equipment for various industries would be taken to greater heights.

K. Hartwall was founded in 1932 in Söderkulla, Finland. They are a global market leader with headquarters and innovation centre in Finland. They develop logistics solutions primarily aimed at retail companies, postal services and the automotive industry. Among K.Hartwall’s customers are industry leaders like Schaeffler, Royal Mail, Havi Logistics and Bosch. K.Hartwall Oy Ab operates in highly competitive global markets, where it succeeds by being close to its customers with innovative load carriers and services. The company has a turnover of 55M€ and 160 employees.

 

A&A was founded in 1992 and is located in Heidenau near Hamburg, Germany. The business is currently divided into two core segments: standard equipment and special projects for customers in various industrial segments. Since the start the company has shown a strong focus on innovation. In 2011 the Elephantboard® conquered the market. It is a versatile Dolly that you can modulate according to your needs. Latest in the family is the LiftLiner Tugger train system. A&A is also a frontrunner in developing and supplying customized Automatic Guided Vechicles (AGV’s).  The company has a turnover of 4 M€ and 25 employees.