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Automotive EGR manufacturer in Europe for sale

Company for sale

  • Size: large company
  • Revenue:  >50 million EUR
  • Location of the company: Europe
  • Reason for sale: The owners are looking for the sale of this business unit as it no longer forms part of their strategic planning.
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Overview of this automotive EGR manufacturer in Europe for Sale

A business with 20 years of experience in automotive and commercial vehicle EGR systems with operations in the EU and India.  Exhaust Gas Recirculation systems reduce emissions and improve fuel economy on combustion engines. EGR systems usage in vehicles is increasing with more stringent emissions and fuel economy targets being applied globally.  The business is looking for new ownership to further drive the business forward.  Turnover is in the region of €60M expected for 2021 and is fairly flat until 2023/24 when new programmes will start production. 

The company specialises in automotive EGR systems producing EGR coolers, EGR valves and bypass valves.  The company provides individual components and also modular systems mainly to the European automotive customers.  As a Tier One automotive supplier, the company meets the requirements of ISO/TS 16949 and is considered a development source by a number of customers.  Management is based in the EU with close links to the major customers such as VW, Ford and others.

Profile (strategy) of this automotive EGR manufacturer for sale

This company produces EGR coolers (heat exchangers) and EGR valves ( gas flow control valves) on a number of semi and fully automated lines designed for the specific customer applications.  EGR systems are engine or vehicle specific systems. 

Assembly operations for modular systems are also automated, although some lower volume system have more manual assembly operations.   The company are specialists in stainless steel brazing techniques, the core joining technology used for the coolers produced, with a number of vacuum brazing furnaces along with continuous brazing facilities.  

The business also has extensive testing facilities required to meet the demands of customers in the development of the products and systems.  The same design parameters and engineering techniques can also be applied to waste heat recovery systems (WHRS) that are also increasing in use to meet future emissions targets.

Products are normally supplied as a Tier One supplier direct to the customer, however there is some business where the company acts as the Tier Two supplier providing product for integration into another system or module to other suppliers; a not uncommon practice in automotive.

There is an active engineering team that are involved in a number of development activities with customers and independent engineering consultants.  Sales is managed by the company’s account managers located in Germany, separate to the manufacturing facility in eastern Europe.   Close to 70 patents protect the intellectual property of the business covering all the products and systems in the portfolio, and in addition new products and systems in development.

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Activities and products of this automotive EGR manufacturer for sale

The company specialises in automotive EGR systems, providing individual components and modular systems, producing following products:

  • EGR coolers 
  • EGR valves
  • bypass valves

Highlights of this automotive EGR manufacturer for sale

  • The business has 20 years of experience in automotive and commercial vehicle EGR systems with operations in the EU and India.
  • Turnover is in the region of €60M expected for 2021 and is fairly flat until 2023/24 when new programmes will start production.
  • As a Tier One automotive supplier, the company meets the requirements of ISO/TS 16949 and is considered a development source by a number of customers such as VW, Ford and others.
  • The opportunity would suit an industrial buyer with knowledge of automotive manufacturing and ideally powertrain components.  A maker of heat exchangers and/or mechatronic parts would be preferable, the valves being mechatronic products.  An investment purchaser could work if that investor has access to the human resources needed on a similar business.

Information about this automotive EGR manufacturer for sale

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