Three decades of successful corporate development
INDUS can look back on three decades of dependable support for small and medium-sized enterprises. Below you find an overview, containing some key data.
The start-up phase
Entrepreneurial acquisition of the first portfolio companies
Dr. Winfried Kill acquires the first controlling interest, laying the cornerstone around which the Group was to be built.
REBOPLASTIC, Kalletal | BERNER, Bischofsheim | HAUFF-TECHNIK, Herbrechtingen | REMKO, Lage
Formation of INDUS
A joint umbrella for the portfolio companies
ALUCOLOR, Hürth | AURORA, Mudau | BETEK, Aichhalden | BETOMAX, Neuss | HORN, Flensburg | KARL SIMON, Aichhalden | MABEG Kreuschner, Soest | SIKU, Rickenbach/Switzerland | SITEK, Aichhalden
The company goes public
Capital for further growth
The Issuing price on Sep. 13, 1995, is EUR 14.83.
BACHER, Reinach/Switzerland | FICHTHORN, Schwelm | FS Kunststofftechnologie, Reichshof/Hahn | GSR Ventiltechnik, Vlotho | IMECO Einwegprodukte, Hösbach | IPETRONIK, Baden-Baden | KIEBACK, Osnabrück | MEWESTA Hydraulik, Münsingen | MIKROP, Wittenbach/Switzerland | OFA Bamberg, Bamberg | PLANETROLL, Munderkingen | S.M.A. Metalltechnik, Backnang | Max SCHUSTER Wärme Kälte Klima, Neusäß | WEINISCH, Oberviechtach | WfV Werkzeug- und Formenbau, Lampertheim
Change of management
Entry into the consolidation phase
Dr. Winfried Kill turns the chairmanship of the Board of Management over to his successor, Helmut Ruwisch, and moves to a position on the Supervisory Board.
ASS Maschinenbau, Overath | BILSTEIN & SIEKERMANN, Hillesheim | KÖSTER & Co., Ennepetal | M. BRAUN Inertgas-Systeme, Garching MIGUA Fugensysteme, Wülfrath | OBUK Haustürfüllungen, Oelde | HELMUT RÜBSAMEN, Bad Marienberg | Konrad SCHÄFER, Osnabrück SELZER Fertigungstechnik, Driedorf | TSN Turmbau Steffens & Nölle, Berlin | VULKAN INOX, Hattingen | WEIGAND Bau, Bad Königshofen
Change on the Supervisory Board
Burkhard Rosenfeld becomes new Chairman of the Supervisory Board
In 2010, INDUS acquires Versicherungskammer Bayern as a long-term anchor shareholder.
Passing of the torch and Compass 2020
Entry into the "buy, hold & develop" phase
After 10 years as Chairman of the Board of Management, Helmut Ruwisch turns the position over to his successor, Jürgen Abromeit. With its "Compass 2020" strategy, the Board of Management announces more vigorous growth both from within the portfolio and through acquisitions. in 2014, Helmut Späth becomes Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
BUDDE Fördertechnik, Bielefeld | ELTHERM, Burbach | MBN-Gruppe, Neugersdorf | ROLKO-Gruppe, Borgholzhausen
D.M.S. Reichertshofen (für SCHÄFER) | HEAVEC, NL (für AURORA) | KNUR Maschinenbau (für ASS) | LSI, Texas, USA (für HORN) | PROVIS Delmenhorst (für BUDDE) | SAVVY, CH (für IPETRONIK) | TR Metalltechnik (für RÜBSAMEN)
INDUS continues its growth course
Next step of "Compass 2020"
Growth acquisitions, portfolio strengthening and internationalization are the key factors for the successful development of the INDUS Group.
IEF-Werner, Furtwangen | HEITZ Furnierkanten, Melle | M+P INTERNATIONAL, Hannover | PEISELER, Remscheid | RAGUSE Gesellschaft für medizinische Produkte, Ascheberg-Herbern
AFK (for AURORA) | CAETEC (for IPETRONIK) | COMPUTEC (for BUDDE) | CREAPHYS (for M.BRAUN) | EUMATIC/FROHMASCO Group (for OBUK) | IN-SITU (for HAUFF) | MURINOX and MBH SOLUTIONS (for ANCOTECH) | NEA INTERNATIONAL (for OFA Bamberg) | WIESAUPLAST-PMC de México | ZWEICOM (for HAUFF)
Change of management
Jürgen Abromeit turns in July 2018 after six years as CEO the chairmanship of the Board of Management over to his successor, Dr.-Ing. Johannes Schmidt. With the new PARKOUR strategy program, the Executive Board is strengthening the Portfolio structure of INDUS and the fitness of its investments. In November 2018, Jürgen Abromeit will becomes the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
EE Electronic Equipment (for AURORA) | Supplier of high-quality air-conditioning devices (for portfolio company in the segment Construction/Infrastructure) | Trading company for medical aids (for OFA Bamberg)