Attachment manufacturer Kaup moves into Australia
From the 1st of March 2017 Attollo Australia will be acquired by Kaup & Co GmbH to form Kaup Australia Pty Ltd.
Kaup is the leading European manufacturer of Forklift Truck Attachments with head quarters in Germany and a manufacturing facility in China.
Attollo Australia, who have engineering and manufacturing facilities in Brisbane Qld, have been the Kaup distributor to the Australian and New Zealand market since 2005. Attollo has gathered over 40 years of engineering designs of the local market and has been manufacturing since 2001.
“It is a natural that Kaup take the next step and combine our forces even closer with Attollo” says Holger Kaup, Managing Director of Kaup & Co GmbH. “Kaup are strong in serial products and has good contacts with the manufacturers, while Attollo has a lot of experience in special solutions and are close to the local sales force, together we can cover all areas”.
“It is a great day for the Australian and New Zealand market, Kaup Australia brings to the industry a global brand and a wealth of attachment knowledge. I believe combining the experience of Kaup with the local knowledge of Attollo will only strengthen the options the industry have.” Stefan Marschner, Managing Director Kaup Australia.
Kaup Australia is committed to keeping the local engineering and manufacturing infrastructure in Brisbane to support the local industry.