BIBUS Group acquires the majority of S + D Spezialstahl GmbH

BIBUS HOLDING AG, a 70-year-old, owner-managed, Swiss-based and internationally oriented trading and service company, will take over S + D Spezialstahl GmbH, with headquarter in Stelle near Hamburg, effective retroactively from 1st July 2017.

S + D Spezialstahl GmbH, founded in 1997, is a leading European stock holder of materials such as titanium and titanium alloys, nickel and nickel-based alloys plus special stainless steels for applications in industries including aviation, automotive, medical and chemical. The company has extensive service centre operations employing 35 people in Germany, France, Italy, the Czech Republic as well as in the UK.  Furthermore, the company will be led by Olaf Schenk, founder and minority partner, and Uwe Friebertshäuser, Managing Director.

The BIBUS METALS Group, part of BIBUS HOLDING AG, with subsidiaries in Switzerland, Germany, France, the UK, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and China, is enhanced by S + D Spezialstahl GmbH. There are small overlaps on mutual stock programmes, customers and supplier relationships. The management of both companies is convinced that due to the very close relationship a significant benefit for customers will be generated.

The BIBUS Group was founded in 1947 by Dipl. Ing. Hans Bibus and is today led in its third generation by Christian Bibus and Dr. Conrad Ulrich-Bibus.  Approximately 1,100 persons are employed in more than 50 subsidiaries over more than 30 countries in Europe and Asia. The group is divided into the three areas of expertise, technology (mechatronics, pneumatics, hydraulics and environmental technology), materials (stainless steel, aluminium, nickel-base alloys, titanium, zirconium, tantalum) and electronics (industrial computers, electronics and software). Under the slogan "SUPPORTING YOUR SUCCESS" and its core competencies of products / logistics, engineering and service, BIBUS puts itself at the service of its customers.



Christian Bibus
Allmendstrasse 26
CH-8320 Fehraltorf

Olaf Schenk
S+D Spezialstahl Handelsgesellschaft mbH
Im Grund 5
D-21435 Stelle

Uwe Friebertshäuser
S+D Spezialstahl Handelsgesellschaft mbH
Werftstraße 23
40549 Düsseldorf

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