SYSTEM LOGISTICS BECOMES PART OF KRONES GROUP
System Logistics becomes part of the Krones Group, the worldwide leader of filling and packaging technology in the food & beverage industry
System SpA, the international Group and worldwide leader in the ceramic industry automation and in the sectors of packaging, logistics, intra-logistics and electronics has sold a participation of 60% of the shares of System Logistics SpA to the international Group Krones headquartered in Neutraubling, Germany.
This operation represents for System Logistics a relevant and strategic achievement in order to implement the presence of the company into worldwide markets of food & beverage, in which Krones plays a leading role.
The technology, the know-how and the human heritage that has been developed by System Logistics over the years become part of the German Group with the aim to further develop the intra-logistics and material handling segment at high performance. The headquarters and the production facilities will remain in Italy, and mainly in Fiorano Modenese to demonstrate the excellence System Group has built on the Italian territory. Krones has focused its interest on System Logistics for the added value of highly skilled human heritage. In fact, they have created some of the biggest automated plants for intra-logistics for the beverage industry.
“The interest coming from Krones represents for us a meaningful recognition that reveals the human and intellectual heritage of System Logistics SpA, making the company a strategic partner for the German Group”, has stated Franco Stefani, President and Founder of System SpA. “We believe in the primary role of innovation, in the development of the knowledge meant as a distinction factor for growth. We are open to the world and to international markets to combine high technology with human heritage. These are the main principles on which we build our added values.”
The System Group with this participation has underlined the will to continue the industrial activity of System Logistics SpA with an international and leading partner such as Krones. The state-of-the-art technology, the pioneering attitude and the sense of belonging at the territory are the main intangible assets that the German Group has considered to be unique.