Kautex Maschinenbau GmbH

3Kautex Maschinenbau is the world-wide leading manufacturer of blow mould machines for the automotive industry (eg fuel tanks), packaging and special applications. With 530 employees in Germany and another 170 employees world-wide the company achieves an annual turnover of preumably more than 140 m€ in 2017.

Besides the headquarters in Bonn, a recently opend customer center in Berlin and regional heaquarters in the United Stated, Russia, China, Italy, India and Mexico Kautex Maschinenbau has a close-knit global network of service- and distribution bases.

Plastech Beteiligungs GmbH – whereof Plastech Holding holds an direct shareholding of 100% – agreed on the acquisition of a 74,9% shareholding of Kautex Holding GmbH, Bonn. The shares are sold by a fund of Capiton AG, a holding of Kautex employees and the Kautex management which will remain involved with a significant share.

Paul Neumann

Paul Neumann is CEO of Plastech Holding GmbH, member of the management board and core shareholder of Unternehmens Invest AG. He has a comprehensive academic business education and a broad international experience from this professional and technical history. He is in charge of the evaluation of potential investments and the active support of existing shareholdings. He is member of the supervisory board of All for One Group AG (deputy chairman) and member of advisory boards of shareholdings of both UIAG and Plastech.

Rudolf Knünz

Rudolf Knünz is CEO and core shareholder of Unternehmens Invest AG (UIAG). He has decade-long experience in the acquisition and development of companies. Thus, he was significantly involved in establishing KTM Industries AG (former CROSS Industries) and is currently member of several supervisory and advisory boards of companies from various industries.