Acquisition of the first portfolio companies
Dr. Winfried Kill acquires the first controlling interest, laying the cornerstone around which the Group was to be built.
REBOPLASTIC, Kalletal | BERNER, Bischofsheim | HAUFF-TECHNIK, Herbrechtingen | REMKO, Lage
ALUCOLOR, Hürth | AURORA, Mudau | BETEK, Aichhalden | BETOMAX, Neuss | HORN, Flensburg | KARL SIMON, Aichhalden | MABEG Kreuschner, Soest | SIKU, Rickenbach/Switzerland | SITEK, Aichhalden
A joint umbrella for the portfolio companies
Capital for further growth
On September 13, 1995, INDUS Holding AG celebrated its debut on the stock exchange. The issuing price was the equivalent of EUR 14.83.
BACHER, Reinach/Switzerland | FICHTHORN, Schwelm | FS Kunststofftechnologie, Reichshof/Hahn | GSR Ventiltechnik, Vlotho | IMECO Einwegprodukte, Hösbach | IPETRONIK, Baden-Baden | KIEBACK, Osnabrück | MEWESTA Hydraulik, Münsingen | MIKROP, Wittenbach/Switzerland | OFA Bamberg, Bamberg | PLANETROLL, Munderkingen | S.M.A. Metalltechnik, Backnang | Max SCHUSTER Wärme Kälte Klima, Neusäß | WEINISCH, Oberviechtach | WfV Werkzeug- und Formenbau, Lampertheim | WIESAUPLAST, Wiesau
Entry into the consolidation phase
Dr. Winfried Kill turns the chairmanship of the Board of Management over to his successor, Helmut Ruwisch, and moves to a position on the Supervisory Board.
ANCOTECH, Dielsdorf/Switzerland | ASS Maschinenbau, Overath | BILSTEIN & SIEKERMANN, Hillesheim | KÖSTER & Co., Ennepetal | M. BRAUN Inertgas-Systeme, Garching | MIGUA Fugensysteme, Wülfrath | OBUK Haustürfüllungen, Oelde | HELMUT RÜBSAMEN, Bad Marienberg | Konrad SCHÄFER, Osnabrück | SELZER Fertigungstechnik, Driedorf | TSN Turmbau Steffens & Nölle, Berlin | VULKAN INOX, Hattingen | WEIGAND Bau, Bad Königshofen
Burkhard Rosenfeld becomes new Chairman of the Supervisory Board
In 2010, INDUS acquires Versicherungskammer Bayern as a long-term anchor shareholder. INDUS has been answering the CDP climate change questionnaire since 2011 and maintains transparency in its reporting on its climate management practices.
Entry into the “buy, hold & develop” phase
After 10 years as Chairman of the Board of Management, Helmut Ruwisch turns the position over to his successor, Jürgen Abromeit. With its “Compass 2020” strategy, the Board of Management announces more vigorous growth both from within the portfolio and through acquisitions. In 2014, Helmut Späth becomes Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
BUDDE Fördertechnik, Bielefeld | ELTHERM, Burbach | MBN-Gruppe, Neugersdorf | ROLKO-Gruppe, Borgholzhausen
D.M.S. Reichertshofen (for SCHÄFER) | HEAVEC, NL (for AURORA) | KNUR Maschinenbau (for ASS) | LSI, Texas, USA (for HORN) | PROVIS Delmenhorst (for BUDDE) | SAVVY, CH (for IPETRONIK) | TR Metalltechnik (for RÜBSAMEN)
Next step of “Compass 2020”
Growth acquisitions, portfolio strengthening and internationalization are the key factors for the successful development of the INDUS Group. In 2015, INDUS was given a “Prime” classification by oekom research, one of the world’s leading rating agencies in the sustainable investment sector. In 2016, INDUS receives the top mark of the non-profit organization CDP for the first time and secures its place on the "CDP Climate Change A List" of the world's leading companies in the field of climate protection.
IEF-Werner, Furtwangen | HEITZ Furnierkanten, Melle | M+P INTERNATIONAL, Hannover | PEISELER, Remscheid | RAGUSE Gesellschaft für medizinische Produkte, Ascheberg-Herbern
AFK (for AURORA) | CAETEC (for IPETRONIK) | COMPUTEC (for BUDDE) | CREAPHYS (for M.BRAUN) | EUMATIC/FROHMASCO Gruppe (for OBUK) | IN-SITU (for MIKROP) | MURINOX and MBH SOLUTIONS (for ANCOTECH) | NEA INTERNATIONAL (for OFA Bamberg) | WIESAUPLAST-PMC de México | ZWEICOM (for HAUFF)
Change of management and new strategy program
Jürgen Abromeit turns the chairmanship of the Board of Management over to his successor Dr.-Ing. Johannes Schmidt in July 2018 after six years as CEO. With the new PARKOUR strategy program, the Executive Board is strengthening the portfolio structure of INDUS and the fitness of its investments. In November 2018, Jürgen Abromeit becomes the new Supervisory Board Chairman. In addition, the ISS-ESG sustainability rating agency confirms INDUS Holding AG’s “Prime” C+ status.
MESUTRONIC Gerätebau, Kirchberg im Wald | Dessauer Schaltschrank- und Gehäusetechnik, Dessau
EE Electronic Equipment (for AURORA) | Supplier of high-quality air-conditioning devices (for portfolio company in the segment Construction/Infrastructure) | Trading company for medical aids (for OFA Bamberg)
Consistent implementation of PARKOUR strategy, Executive Board complete again
The board was completed again in January 2019 by a 4th board member. PARKOUR's measures are taking effect. In addition to the pillars "Strengthen portfolio structure", "Drive innovation" and "Increase performance", the topic of sustainability is increasingly coming to the fore. The implementation of the INTERIM SPRINT package of measures further strengthens the portfolio structure. INDUS has also issued an ESG-linked promissory note loan based on the existing ISS ESG rating in Prime Status (C+) for the first time, thus reinforcing the efforts to achieve sustainable financing for the INDUS Group. INDUS publishes its first sustainability magazine in 2021.
Jungmann Systemtechnik, Buxtehude | WIRUS Fenster, Rietberg-Mastholte
ROLKO NORTH AMERICA, Inc. (former ABILITY PRODUCTS INC., for ROLKO) | FLACO Geräte GmbH (for HORNGROUP)