Sauermann buys Kimo distributors

FRANCE: Sauermann has followed up its acquisition of instrument maker Kimo, last year, by buying two of its Southern European distributors.

The purchase of Kimo’s Spanish distributor Adrover Instruments SL, last week, followed a similar deal for Ki Srl in Italy in May.

Condensate pump manufacturer Sauermann says the acquisition provides it with a strong base in the region with established offices in Barcelona, Madrid, Bologna and Milan. The Spanish subsidiary will be renamed Sauermann Iberica Pumps and Instruments .



“With this acquisition, Sauermann and Kimo are taking further strong steps together to expand in Southern Europe,” said Serge Bohyn, CEO of the Sauermann Group. “I look forward to increasing our proximity to our customers and providing them with a wide array of top-quality instruments, condensate removal pumps and services.”

The Sauermann Group acquired Kimo, the French market leader for measurement instruments, in July 2015.

Latest news from the world of air conditioning and refrigeration

UK News

1st December, 2016


Stonegrove appoints Gowing

UK: Industrial refrigeration contractor Stonegrove Refrigeration has appointed Steve Gowing as design and project engineer.

1st December, 2016


Javac achieves Climate Center double

UK: Javac UK, the refrigerant recovery and vacuum pump supplier, has been named as Climate Centers’ Supplier of the Year for the second year running.

28th November, 2016


Ruskin renamed Swegon Air Management

UK: Ruskin Air Management has been renamed Swegon Air Management following its acquisition by the Swedish manufacturer Swegon.

25th November, 2016


SWEP to close Swiss plant

SWEDEN: Heat exchanger manufacturer SWEP is to close its manufacturing plant in Tentlingen, Switzerland, moving production to factories in Slovakia and Sweden.

World News

3rd December, 2016


Daikin Plzen plant is BES 6001 certified

BELGIUM: Daikin Europe’s factory in the Czech Republic has joined the group’s factory in Ostend by becoming certified to the BRE’s responsible sourcing standard.

3rd December, 2016


AHRI rises to chairman’s challenge

USA: Parker Hannifin and Daikin were the big winners in a unique competition designed to raise the level of awareness of the HVACR industry both in school and government.

3rd December, 2016


Beijer Ref merges Danish businesses

DENMARK: Refrigeration wholesaler Beijer Ref has merged two of its Danish companies to form Aircon Teknik A/S.

2nd December, 2016


Luvata HTS merged into Modine coil division

USA: The Luvata Heat Transfer Solutions business is to be amalgamated with Modine Coils into a new Modine Commercial and Industrial Solutions division.

Leave A Comment