Biesterfeld Group expands in South Africa with Aerontec acquisition

Germany's Biesterfeld Group has acquired Aerontec  Pty Ltd, a South African supplier and distributor of advanced composite materials and related technology.

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Aerontec´s product offering includes materials for the marine, transportation, consumer goods and aerospace industries. The company has certified warehousing and distribution facilities in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Jeffreys Bay and Durban.

Stephan Glander, CEO of Biesterfeld AG, said: “Founder Graham Blyth and his team have built a very successful, fast-growing company, which combines distribution and logistics with outstanding technology expertise and differentiated services in composites. That is why they are a perfect match with our strategy of geographic expansion and an even stronger focus on technology and consultancy-driven businesses. We look forward to building on Aerontec´s success, working together to develop markets and providing customers with even more value-added products and services.”