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About Leadec

Leadec is the leading provider of technical services for the automotive and manufacturing industries with about 20,000 employees worldwide. For almost 60 years, we have been supporting our customers along the life cycle of their factory with our services Engineer, Install, Maintain and Support.

Based at more than 300 sites – often directly at the customers’ plants and facilities – we take the load off you. As a result, you always have a competitive edge because you can focus entirely on your business.

Leadec at a glance

  • Turnover: around 900 Mio Euro
  • Around 19,400 employees
  • Local presence on four continents (Europe, North America, South America, Asia)
  • Almost 60 years industry experience
  • More than 300 customer plants in 14 countries
  • 95% renewal rate from satisfied customer

(Figures as of Dec. 31, 2019)

Your partner along the life cycle:

Integrated, innovative plant management

Integrated, innovative plant management

Leadec is the global market leader for industrial services for manufacturing industries.

Leadec understands the specific needs of manufacturing plants – our foundation is the automotive industry.

We offer, as a one-stop shop, services to engineer, install, automate and operate your factory & buildings and relocate your equipment.

Our business platform Leadec.os digitally captures our processes end-to-end and can seamlessly interface with your system

Our range of services

Leadec’s unique offering

  • Industry Focus

    Industry Focus

  • Global Network

    Global Network

  • One-stop shop

    One-stop shop

  • Total cost of ownership approach

    Total cost of ownership approach

  • First-class team

    First-class team

  • Factory of the future

    Factory of the future

The Leadec way: Our vision and DNA

Where we are heading: Our vision

We are the leading industrial service provider for the factory of today and tomorrow.

What makes us succeed: Our DNA

  • Commitment
  • Leading Edge
  • Reliability

The most important milestones in our history

  • 1962: Founding of the company (Kesselreinigungsgesellschaft Reichenberger & Co.) in Munich, Germany. Core activities: technical cleaning and maintenance
  • 1985: Company renamed Deutsche Industriewartung GmbH & Co. KG (DIW)
  • 2000: Voith acquires DIW and establishes the division Voith Industrial Services
  • 2005: Expansion into America through the acquisition of Premier Group, Cincinnati, USA
  • 2006: Majority takeover of Hörmann Industrietechnik, Kirchseeon, Germany
  • 2009: Expansion into Asia through the establishment of company in China
  • 2013: Takeover of ThyssenKrupp Services in UK
  • 2016: Voith Industrial Services is purchased by private equity firm Triton
  • 2017: Voith Industrial Services becomes Leadec
  • 2018: Focus on manufacturing industry by sale of Veltec business (process industry)
  • Until today: Focus on the manufacturing industry, expansion of the technical portfolio through acquisitions

Leadec as a part of the Triton portfolio

Since 2016 Leadec has been owned by Triton.

Triton is an international investment firm, founded in 1997. The company seeks to contribute to building better businesses for the longer term through partnership. Triton invests in medium-sized businesses with management located in Europe that fall within the Industrial, Business Services and Consumer/Health sectors. Triton funds’ approximately 100 investors include, among others, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and endowments. Triton includes environmental, social and governance criteria into investment considerations and decision-making processes which help to capture long-term value. Since its founding, Triton has completed more than 60 investments and supported more than 260 acquisitions.

For further information: https://www.triton-partners.com/portfolio/leadec 

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