Husqvarna Group expands surface preparation offerings with acquisition of Blastrac
Husqvarna Group's Construction Division has signed an agreement to acquire Blastrac, a provider of surface preparation technologies for the global construction and remediation industry.
"The acquisition of Blastrac strengthens and complements our organic growth ambitions, as we are further expanding into complementary surface preparation solutions. This will enable us to provide customers with a complete range of solutions for any given surface preparation task," said Henric Andersson, President & CEO of Husqvarna Group.
The Blastrac product portfolio includes solutions for shot blasting, scarifying, scraping, grinding, polishing and dust collection. Blastrac's net sales during last 12 months amounted to approximately SEK 600 million. The company has 380 employees globally with manufacturing and sales offices in North America, Europe and Asia.
"The acquisition aims to further build and expand our offering in the market for surface preparation. Blastrac's business fits well into our growth strategy and will enable us to expand to our existing and new customers," said Karin Falk, president of the construction division. "In addition, the Blastrac team will bring extensive product and market expertise with these complementary solutions."