Wirtgen Group has acquired 70 per cent stake in Benninghoven GmbH & Co KG, in Mnlheim, Germany.
Benninghoven is a successful manufacturer of asphalt mixing plants with a long-standing tradition. The Wirtgen Group, with its leading product brands such as Wirtgen, Vogele, Hamm and Kleemann, now includes another technologically leading company, - Benninghoven - which complements the product portfolio in an ideal way.
With the addition of Benninghoven, Wirtgen Group is now able to offer one-stop solutions to its customers including all processes starting with the crushing of rocks, through the mixing of asphalt to laying, compacting and rehabilitating pavement structures. The worldwide network of Wirtgen Group with 55 own subsidiaries and more than 150 dealers will step-by-step open additional markets to Benninghoven. The focus will be placed on a fast and competent support of their customers in service as well as application support.
The Benninghoven family has herewith taken the opportunity to secure the continuity and further development of their company in a stable and larger group. The Managing Director Bernd Benninghoven will continue to shape the future of the company in unison with their management team. Together with the experienced and qualified Benninghoven team, Wirtgen Group is looking forward to further push joint growth.
(Communication by the management of the company)