SCM-2FRANCE: SCM Ref France is the latest manufacturing operation to join wholesaler Beijer Ref’s OEM division.

SCM Ref France, based in  Lyon, will focus on the manufacture and sales of condensing units and compressor packs including technical support and competitive solutions to Beijer Ref’s wholesale operations across southern Europe.

Beijer Ref made the strategic decision to create an OEM division last year, offering in-house product support to its wholesale operations. The decision coincided with the acquisition of the remaining 49% shares of the Italian manufacturer SCM Frigo, the company it acquired in 2011. DEM in Sweden was the first manufacturing company to join the SCM Ref division at the beginning of this year.

According to Beijer Ref, the addition of SCM Ref France to the group both complements and builds on the strengths of the already established manufacturing facilities in Italy and Sweden.

Beijer Ref says it intends to extend the model into other key geographic areas.

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