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Axel Johnson International strengthens position in Norwegian power transmission market

The Nomo Group, a member of Axel Johnson International’s Industrial Solutions business group, has entered the Norwegian market for bearings and mechanical power transmission products through the acquisition of Rotek AS on July 2. “This accomplishes a strategic objective we’ve had for some time,” says Ola Sjölin, Managing Director, Industrial Solutions. “By acquiring Rotek, Nomo strengthens its well-established position in the Nordic market even further and opens up additional growth opportunities ...

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New managing director appointed for CERTEX UK

Scott Wilcox Axel Johnson International’s Lifting Solutions business group has appointed Scott Wilcox as Managing Director of CERTEX UK, effective July 1. Wilcox, currently the operations director of Certex UK, succeeds Kevin Smith and will report to him in his position as Regional Director of North Sea, Lifting Solutions. Smith will focus on his current responsibilities as Regional Director North Sea, Lifting Solutions, as well as on his new position as ...

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New regional director for Axel Johnson International’s Lifting Solutions business group

Kevin Smith Axel Johnson International’s Lifting Solutions business group has appointed Kevin Smith as Regional Director of South Europe, effective July 1, following the retirement of Peter Keith.  Smith succeeds Peter Keith, adding to his present tasks as Regional Director North Sea, but resigning from his role as managing director of Certex UK, also effective July 1. Smith will in this role continue to report to Ralf Wiberg, Manging Director of ...

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Axel Johnson International acquires Dutch mechanical power transmission company

Axel Johnson International’s Industrial Solutions business group is increasing its market presence in the Netherlands through the acquisition of MAK Aandrijvingen B.V., effective May 2. MAK, located in Lelystad, provides power transmission solutions including chains, belts, motors and reducers to OEM customers. “As a value-adding distributor for leading OEM’s, MAK has developed a strong niche position,” says Ola Sjölin, Managing Director Industrial Solutions. “MAK will be a great addition to our ...

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Axel Johnson International acquires Dock Equipment range from Pommier

Forankra France, part of Axel Johnson International Transport Solutions business group, has acquired the Dock Equipment product range from Pommier SA 1 April through an asset acquisition. The products are mainly aimed for logistics hubs, warehouses, trucks and trailers and include the patented Butdock® product.  “This product range is a strategic addition to our existing dock equipment range and allows us to strengthen our product and service offer across Europe,” says ...

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