The 1971 established company AFS Federhenn Maschinen GmbH is a competent and reliable supplier of high-quality equipment for economic window production since 45 years. The product range extended over the years from manual material handling equipment to automatically moveable and rotatable roller conveyors and sorting systems of frames, sashes and glass, as well as profile processing centres, in different modular expansion stages. Initially in 2015 a robot solution for the insertion and bonding of glass in UPVC windows was taken into operation. As off today the Federhenn Group produces on an area of approx. 10.000 m² with 100 employees. Both companies have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.
Bernhard Eisenbach, CEO of the Rotox Group: “We are pleased to have two leading suppliers for window machines under one roof. So we can realize synergies more effectively and perceive the growth opportunities in the domestic and international business.”
Hans-Werner Wehr, managing director of the AFS Federhenn Group: “The fusion with the Rotox Group is the strategical answer to the increasing challenge of the dynamic globalized markets.
By the complementary skills of both companies, the customer benefits from a full-service offer. From a solid base we will promote international growth and generate new product developments and processes. For this, we now have a strong and reliable partner on our side.”
About the Rotox Group
The Rotox Group is active at 5 production sites (Grenderich, Weselberg, Brechen, Pokoj/Poland, Dunajska Streda/Slovakia) with a production area of approx. 20.000 m² and it belongs with subsidiaries and trading partners in over 30 countries worldwide to the leading provider of machines and equipment for the production of windows, doors and facades made of UPVC and aluminium.
In the extensive product range suitable for all company size and for any desired level of automation you can find everything from cutting to glazing. The 1970 established company with its head office in Brechen/Hessen currently employs approx. 300 employees worldwide.