Ziegler acquires shares of a manufacturer of aerial rescue platforms
The Albert Ziegler GmbH has acquired shares in the Italian manufacturer of aerial rescue platforms CELA Srl. based in Italy. The cooperation will be on the development, production and sales of aerial rescue platforms. Ziegler has bought 25 percent of CELA Srl.
At the beginning of the year, Ziegler has sealed the cooperation with CELA Srl. Through the cooperation, Ziegler is therefore able to expand its vehicle portfolio in the area of aerials and watertowers, and creates a new market for high-quality rescue stages mainly for the international market.
In the product range for fire rescue stages, CELA designs and manufactures telescopic aerial platforms and watertowers. With their innovative and technologically advanced solutions CELA is able to produce telescopic aerial platforms with a working height of 22 – 72 meters and watertowers with a working height of 18 – 72 meters. In addition, special vehicles can be developed on customer request. At the manufacturing site in Corte Franca (Brescia) in Northern Italy CELA produces about 300 vehicles per year with 70 employees so far mainly for the industrial use.
“The cooperation with CELA allows us, not only to expand our range of vehicles but also to complete it. We are very glad that we have found a partner, who has already been established by long experience on the firefighting vehicle market in the area of the telescopic and articulated aerial platforms worldwide.”, as René Pol, Member of the Board of Management and CSO of the Ziegler Group.”
“I am sure that the complementarity of the activities of Ziegler and Cela will generate synergies extremely useful for the growth of both companies; the common objectives in terms of high-quality products and technological innovation are the solid foundation on which, this welcome partnership, is based.” , as Paolo Troni, President of the Board of Management and CEO of Cela.
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