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Leadec expands portfolio to include telecommunication and fire alarm systems


Stuttgart/Herrnhut (Germany), 1 June 2021 – Leadec, a portfolio company of Triton Fund IV and one of the leading providers of technical services in the automotive and manufacturing industries, has acquired Gunter Scholz Kommunikationstechnik GmbH in Herrnhut, Saxony, on May 20, 2021. The service specialist is thus expanding its services to include telecommunication and fire alarm systems, which it will make available to its customers in their factories in the future.

“With our electrical installations and technical facility management, we bear responsibility for the functionality and safety of buildings and plants and create optimum conditions for our customers,” says Alexander Bonk, Senior Vice President Operations Germany at Leadec. “Systems are becoming increasingly networked, so the integration of telecommunication and fire alarm systems is a logical extension of our range of services. As a service specialist for the factory, we offer our customers integrated services from a single source.”

Founded in 1997, Gunter Scholz Kommunikationstechnik GmbH has extensive expertise in installing, servicing, and consulting for all aspects of telecommunication systems such as telephone, fire alarm and burglar alarm systems. A special focus is on the planning and implementation of fire alarm system projects. 

This includes services concerning electrics, safety and security and communications as well as the installation, support and maintenance of fire alarm and fire protection systems. In addition, the company offers electrical engineering, software programming and CAD services for fire alarm zone drawings, escape routes and floor plans for the fire department. Leadec already offers electrical installations such as IT infrastructure or radio systems and provides services such as building automation and technical facilities management, which will be ideally complemented by the new services.

New jobs in the region

Leadec is already present in Saxony with four locations in Chemnitz, Dresden, Hoyerswerda and Leipzig, with a total of around 700 employees. The employees of Gunter Scholz Kommunikationstechnik GmbH will all be taken over. Leadec will continue to grow in Saxony, with further jobs to be created over the next two years.

About Leadec

Leadec is the leading global service specialist for factories across their
entire life cycle and related infrastructure. The company, which is
headquartered in Stuttgart, employs about 18,000 people worldwide. In
2020 Leadec earned sales of around EUR 830 million. For almost 60
years, Leadec has been supporting its customers along the entire
production supply chain. The service provider is based at more than 300
sites, often directly at the customers’ plants and facilities.
Leadec’s global services comprise: Engineer (Production Planning &
Optimization, Automation and Production IT), Install (Electrical Installation,
Mechanical Installation and Relocation), Maintain (Production Equipment
Maintenance and Technical Cleaning), Support (Technical Facility
Management, Infrastructural Facility Management and Logistics) as well as
other local services. The Leadec.os digital business platform is used to
record all processes end-to-end and integrate further digital services.

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About Triton

Since its establishment in 1997, Triton has sponsored ten funds, focusing on businesses in the industrial & technology, business services, consumer and health sectors. The Triton funds invest in and support the positive development of medium-sized businesses headquartered in Europe.

Triton seeks to contribute to the building of better businesses for the longer term. Triton and its executives wish to be agents of positive change towards sustainable operational improvements and growth.

The 48 companies currently in Triton's portfolio have combined sales of around €17.7 billion and employ around some 102,000 employees.

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