Successful takeover - the Reinhardt brand is retained
The rescue of Christof Reinhardt Maschinenbau was implemented within a record time of only 4 weeks. Effective 1st June, 2014 the company will be part ofthe PAUL Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG.
It was only in April that the company Christof Reinhardt Maschinenbau of Rottweil (Baden Württemberg) had to declare insolvency and it is now possible to report good news for all involved. Thanks to the constructive and efficient cooperation of all parties concerned the takeover of the long-established company could be successfully completed within a minimum of time.
Formerly competitors in the field of cross-cut saws and systems, Paul and Reinhard now bundle their expertise and know-how. Especially to be emphasized is the fact that the Reinhardt brand will be retained. Also the innovators of Reinhardt will remain in the company. Important for the Reinhardt staff will the long-term location security. Except for the components production which will be transfered to Paul of Dürmentingen due to their more modern machinery, the sales, design and assembly departments will remain as an extension at Rottweil-Neukirch.
For customers and partners it is particularly important to know that Paul Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG will also meet justified warranty claims on a goodwill basis. Also the spare parts business will be carried on.
Since the company was founded in 1919, Christof Reinhardt Maschinenbau has developed machinery and systems for a variety of fields in the timber processing industry. Due to its early concentration to the solid wood sector, Reinhardt has become a leading manufacturer of cross-cut systems and automated handling equipment.
PAUL Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 1925 and is today one ofthe world’s leading manufacturers of woodworking machinery as well as machinery and equipment for the production of prestressed concrete and strand lifting technology. A workforce of 250 secure the company’s success holding a top position in the international market with exports accounting for approx. 80% of their sales. Paul machines are operating in almost all countries around the world.
So, Reinhardt will have a strong partner in the cross-cut sector at its side. The two companies are looking forward to an exciting and successful future. For more information, please see www.christof-reinhardt.com.
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