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.