Swedish-based marine and industrial brake supplier Dellner Brakes has acquired JHS Jungblut, a German manufacturer of brakes and yaw sliding bearings for wind turbines.
Deller said the move that will strengthen the company’s offering in the wind energy market, and also enable further global expansion, particularly in the Far East.
The move follows Dellner’s acquisition of German brake manufacturer Pintsch Bubenzer in January.
Formed in 2008, JHS has 43 employees and has operations in China and India.
“Wind energy, both on and offshore, is an area where we are very keen to expand,” said Dellner Brakes CEO Marcus Aberg. “Our acquisition of JHS will help us consolidate our position in this important and growing sector, complementing our existing core markets of marine, industrial, cranes and winches, oil and gas. JHS is the perfect partner for Dellner Brakes as we share a pioneering, innovative approach to technological advancement, as well as a focus on the development of high quality products that truly meet the changing requirements of our customers and markets.”