Summa and Valiani, be part of forces by a merger of their companies. Summa acquires Valiani to strengthen its place because the main producer in print ending tools. The merged enterprise will proceed as earlier than and can complement one another to supply prospects a good broader vary of slicing options.
Valiani, with its headquarters in Certaldo, Florence, Italy, is a developer and producer of small to medium sized, extremely dependable flatbed cutters with a worldwide distribution community. Moreover, Valiani has an in depth historical past in the image framing business and is a pioneer in changing this market to digital options: designing and slicing matboard and providing passepartout instruments for bevel cuts. Their progressive strategy has ensured the corporate to develop into different markets as nicely. The latest Omnia auto feed die slicing machine is a novel automated answer for the corrugated and folding carton market, whereas the model new Integra provides an interesting ending product for the Sign & Display market.
Nico Valiani, CEO and son of Franco, founding father of the corporate, is enthusiastic: “In the latest years we now have renewed our full portfolio with a wider vary of options. Now, that is beginning to repay with a major progress. However, I do know there may be nonetheless much more potential. Therefore, my household and I are satisfied that being a part of the Summa group will speed up our progress and provides our prospects way more potentialities. We are staying true to our values, being buyer targeted and providing high-quality options”. To put the cash the place the mouth is, the Valiani household is reinvesting in the Summa Group.
“Since the negotiations began, my appreciation for the Valiani firm and its merchandise has grown increasingly more”, mentioned Geert Pierloot, Managing Director at Summa. “The group with Lean manufacturing manufacturing traces in the Certaldo, ISO licensed, plant is a real instance for the business. I stay up for working along with Nico and his crew. In this merger, I see an absolute win-win because it combines the strengths of each corporations. While we can assist accelerating Valiani’s progress, our portfolio may be expanded with the options of Valiani and extra markets may be served”.
“Our product ranges are extraordinarily complementary”, provides Christof Van Driessche, Chief Commercial officer at Summa. “Although the preferred and attractively priced Summa F1612 flatbed desk has a small and distinctive footprint, there are nonetheless a number of prospects taking a look at smaller, extra reasonably priced however dependable options. Therefore, the merger is an thrilling step and meets Summa’s ambition to extend its presence in different markets and strengthen our place into the packaging market”.
Both corporations will proceed to function below their present firm names and with the precise administration groups in place.