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Rhenus acquires UK high tech specialist

[ July 24, 2013   //   ]

Rhenus Group’s high-tech logistics arm, Rhenus Midi Data has acquired British technical installation and distribution specialist, Lupprians. Lupprians UK operates from sites in London, Milton Keynes, Manchester and Glasgow with a modern fleet of vehicles. It has been part of Rhenus’ TecDis technical distribution network since June this year.

Lupprians UK specialises in health care, IT/storage media, telecommunications, laboratory equipment, banking/commerce and infrastructure.It installs air conditioning and ventilation units, automatic ticket machines and access control systems, to name a few.

Managing director of Rhenus Midi Data, Michael Boos, said: “Great Britain is one of the key markets in Europe for our customers and for us.” The takeover would allow the merged company to offer joint customers more consistent services, adding over 185 specialists.

Lupprians UK will retain its own brand and the management team will remain in place under managing director, John Fletcher.