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ZIPPE Industrieanlagen GmbH acquires glass business of Lahti Precision Oy


The Glass Batch Plant specialist Zippe Industrieanlagen GmbH, located in Wertheim, Germany, announces that it has acquired the whole glass unit from the Finnish company Lahti Precision Oy.

The glass unit will continue its operation under the new company name „Lahti Glass Technology Oy“.

The previous owner has herewith exited the glass business. Already existing orders will however be completed with the support of the new entity. Well known Mr. Jarmo Näppi has been announced Managing Director of Lahti Glass Technology and by such remains the competent contact person for customers, along with his team of professionals.

„We are extremely happy about this acquisition, as it will create new opportunities in the development of new technologies, combined with the ability to serve our customers even better through increased service capabilities and an expanded geography for our national and international clients. Lahti will bring in further competencies e.g. in the field of raw material weighing, while we will also collaborate in the field of Research & Development in order to create outstanding technological solutions for which the potential has now become mutually bigger.“ says Dr. Philipp Zippe.

„The technologies and individual market strengths of both companies complement perfectly“, also says Jarmo Näppi.

Service-orientation will be strengthened further due to an increased international footprint and a bundling of competencies.Also in the future the customer shall remain the centre of all activities- Lahti Glass Technology will continue to serve its existent customers in the same reliable way while now having the additional back-up of all specialists in Wertheim, Germany.

„At the end, it is all about people“, Günther Mlynar, MD of Zippe Industrieanlagen says, „and the enlarged engineering workforce and experience will perfectly complement and strengthen Zippe´s own portfolio of highly-qualified specialists from which all customers will benefit at the end “.  

Photo: Jarmo Näppi (left) and Dr. Philipp Zippe (right)