Acquired By Pfeifer Group
From Fabric Architecture Magazine (online), June 2016
Seil- und Hebetechnik GmbH, along with its business unit, Cable Structures, has acquired FabriTec Structures and its sister company, Guard-All Building Solutions, who provide wide-span, frame-supported, fabric buildings. The new team will have offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, Germany, Austria, Poland, Qatar, Singapore and China.
In July 2015, German-based Pfeifer acquired Shanghai-based Covertex, and in March 2016 it acquired an Austrian-based company specialized in control systems for retractable and movable lightweight structures.
With the acquisition of FabriTec and Guard-All, Pfeifer Group has the capability to manufacture cables, stainless steel hardware, steel fabrication, retractable/moveable systems, and ETFE, PTFE and PVC membrane fabrication on a large scale. Basil Haymann will remain the chairman of FabriTec, with Garry Becker as president. Dot Haymann will remain the chairman of Guard-All, with Peter Bielefeld as president.
Read the full article here.