Laudenbach, Germany, June 02, 2021
Acquisition of Universal Fumigation Services Ltd.
The Detia Degesch Group (DDG) based in Laudenbach, Germany has acquired Universal Fumigation Services Ltd. (UFS) effective May 31, 2021.
UFS is headquartered in Mission, British Columbia, Canada. They are one of the leading Canadian companies in the field of stored product pest protection with a focus on ship fumigations. “UFS’ business strategy fits well with the business model of our subsidiaries Adalia Group, Inc., Canada and Degesch America, Inc., USA”, explains Dr. Marco Rudolf, CEO of Detia Degesch Group, today.
With the synergy provided by this acquisition, DDG strengthens its ongoing efforts for positive growth in the North American marketplace. “We will be better positioned to serve customers in both the United States and Canada. Jointly, our service portfolio will bring important benefits to the extensive customer network of UFS”, stresses Marco Rudolf.
Business in Canada will continue to operate under its existing company name, Universal Fumigation Services Ltd., and current staffing will remain in place. “We are pleased that UFS’ previous owner will continue to offer his Management Services to ensure a smooth transition, guiding the integration of UFS into DDG and continuing operations under the direction of Degesch America, Inc. management”, enthuses Herbert C. Yeaman, President of Degesch America, Inc.
The goal is to continue the development of UFS and to welcome them as an important part of the DDG foundation.
The press release can be downloaded here.
About the Detia Degesch Group
Detia Degesch Group, headquartered in Laudenbach, Germany, is a mid-market, internationally leading group of companies in the chemical industry, manufacturing plant protection products in the area of stored product protection. There are subsidiaries in six countries with approximately 500 employees. Detia Degesch Group products are distributed worldwide to more than 120 countries.
Contact: Heike Luecke-Senocak; E-Mail: Heike_Luecke-Senocak@detia-freyberg.de