Forankra International AB with its subsidiary Certex Danmark A/S acquires Peter Harbo A/S
With effect from the 1st of January 2008 Peter Harbo A/S, Esbjerg will be a part of Forankra International Group which Certex Denmark A/S belongs to as well.
Forankra International AB is one of the leading suppliers of lifting and lashing equipment in Europe. The company designs and supplies equipment and materials for material handling, lifting and securing of cargo to trucks, trains, trailers, aircrafts and Ro-Ro vessels. Forankra International AB with a turnover of 220 million Euro and 800 employees is a subsidiary to Axel Johnson International AB.
Peter Harbo A/S located in Esbjerg and Fredericia is a growing producer and distributor of lifting and lashing equipment mainly to the offshore and marine industry. The company is well established since 1973 with a yearly turnover of 100 MDKK and 60 employees.
The acquisition of Peter Harbo A/S increases our ability to serve the Danish markets with experienced service in lifting and lashing. It also makes us stronger towards the important offshore segment” explains Niels Lund Andersen, Managing Director of Certex Denmark.
Peter Harbo A/S will be operated as previously with its local management team and with Claus Harbo as Managing Director.