SchahlLED, a leading turnkey provider of intelligent LED solutions for primarily industrial applications in the DACH region, based in Unterscheißheim, Bavaria, and betterLeds, a specialised LED distributor and project developer, based in Weyhe, Lower Saxony, will join forces. The parties have reached and an agreement according to which betterLeds will become part of SchahlLED as of 03 June 2021 and will in future expand sales and customer support primarily in Northern Germany as Sales Hub North.
SchahlLED, a leading turnkey provider of intelligent LED solutions for primarily industrial applications in the DACH region, based in Unterscheißheim, Bavaria, and betterLeds, a specialised LED distributor and project developer, based in Weyhe, Lower Saxony, will join forces.
The parties have reached and an agreement according to which betterLeds will become part of SchahlLED as of 03 June 2021 and will in future expand sales and customer support primarily in Northern Germany as Sales Hub North.
SchahlLED is pursuing an ambitious growth strategy, which envisages the significant expansion of sales in all regions of Germany. For this purpose, regional sales hubs will be established through acquisitions or organically to be even closer to existing and new customers in the future. With betterLeds, SchahlLED has the ideal partner in Northern Germany, with whom many joint projects have already been realised in the past. betterLeds will continue the existing product portfolio and expand the distribution of intelligent SchahlLED systems in the future. Together, both companies plan to increase sales in the region significantly.
Joined way forward
The managing directors Bernd von Doering and Erich Obermeier of SchahlLED and the managing director of betterLeds and future head of the Sales Hub North, Roman Tepperwien, are excited about the joint future.
"This merger is the starting point for the next phase of growth for SchahlLED. betterLeds brings in many years of LED expertise and a great network and allows us to offer our customers in Northern Germany an even better and faster service," says Bernd von Doering.
"I was convinced by the trusting cooperation, the technical expertise, as well as the potential of SchahlLED's intelligent lighting systems. The future belongs to this technology, and I see SchahlLED optimally positioned here," says Roman Tepperwien, Managing Director of betterLeds.
SchahlLED is a turnkey service provider of intelligent LED solutions for industrial applications. The company's predecessor was formed in 1999, whilst the company was established through a spin-off in 2006 and was acquired by management in a management buy-in in 2012. In 2019, Active Capital Company acquired a majority stake in SchahlLED and supports the management in realising the growth ambitions.
SchahlLED is headquartered in Unterschleißheim near Munich and is active in the DACH region and Poland. As a manufacturer and full-service provider, SchahlLED plans lighting concepts, supplies intelligent LED lighting systems, supervises the installation and supports customers with software integration and data analysis. The company yearly serves over a hundred new projects through its sales and service partners located in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Poland. For further information about SchahlLED, please visit www.schahlled.de.
betterLeds was founded in 2012 and has established itself from the beginning as a project and lighting planner specialising exclusively in high-quality LED technology. For this purpose, the innovative lighting concept of SchahlLED was included in the portfolio at an early stage, with which numerous customers from the logistics, production and mechanical engineering sectors have been won in recent years. In addition to the modernisation of lighting systems, betterLeds is also active in the new construction sector through close contacts with specialist planners and architects. Here, the focus is on production, logistics and healthcare. In cooperation with leading general contractors, betterLeds equips also new buildings of senior residences throughout Germany with high-quality luminaires. betterLeds offers all services related to light, from specialist lighting planning to delivery, installation, and commissioning.
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