Hilti Group acquires bst Brandschutztechnik Döpfl GmbHPublished 16/4 at 15:39
On January 31 2018 the Hilti Group acquired the Austrian bst Brandschutztechnik Döpfl GmbH complete with its sales German sales organisation. This will enable Hilti to expand its fire protection system solutions offering for the energy and industrial sectors.
Since 2011, bst Brandschutztechnik has supplied Hilti with sealing solutions for cable penetrations used in the energy and industrial sectors to seal cable openings against water, gas and fire. The company, headquartered near Vienna, Austria, currently employs 15 people in development, manufacturing and sales.
Together with the bst team, Hilti plans to further develop its cable transit product range, enabling it to offer more comprehensive system solutions for cable sealing systems. The direct sales channels of both Hilti and bst, along with the Norwegian Oglaend System Group, which Hilti acquired last year to expand its offshore business, will be used to develop additional customer segments.