Expanding automation capabilities into the high growth parcel sortation market

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Leadec expands its automation footprint with the acquisition of US-based Diversified Automation, Inc.

Diversified Automation is well established in the express parcel shipping industry, allowing Leadec to take advantage of e-commerce-driven growth in the USA and also start to implement projects to support UPS, FedEx, DHL and Amazon throughout Europe.

Engineering and process automation are the spearhead of Leadec’s service offering across the factory life cycle. Diversified Automation perfectly complements our service portfolio with controls and software solutions for the parcel industry, a market segment which is thriving due to the growth of e-commerce. MARKUS GLASER-GALLION, CEO, LEADEC GROUP, GERMANY

Oaklins found the best partner to expand the business

Leadec engaged Oaklins to provide buy-side advisory services on a retained search basis for the North American market. Oaklins worked with Leadec to identify high-value market segments and companies to expand Leadec’s customer base and service offering. The Oaklins team in Germany initiated and established the contact between Leadec and the Oaklins team in Cleveland, who gave Leadec the idea to enter the parcel sortation and automation market through the acquisition of Diversified Automation.

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