Ensto Oy has acquired 51% stake in the Austrian company Röhrbacher Technik GmbH (Rörhbacher), which specializes in trading electrotechnical products and offers services together with its partners to DSO customers, installers and wholesalers. The contract was signed on June 2, 2021. The acquisition is perfectly in line with Ensto DSO’s growth strategy and vision of becoming the leading expert for DSOs.
Röhrbacher employs 6 people in Böheimkirchen, close to Vienna, Austria, and has a turnover of 1.5 MEUR. Röhrbacher offers products and services for infrastructure systems along the entire process chain for the generation, transmission, distribution and use of energy. The main customers include the energy industry, electrotechnical wholesale trade and plant construction. Röhrbacher’s main product groups are in energy technology, LED lighting technology and some parts of general electrical engineering. The company also offers its customers energy technology and lighting planning with project support, as well as specific product development.
“This acquisition gives an excellent foothold for Ensto to expand our business in Austria. We are extremely pleased to have the chance to deepen our co-operation with the people at Röhrbacher and with its extensive network of customers and partners. Currently, Röhrbacher is distributing some of our products in Austria, and now we are looking for additional opportunities especially for our underground cable and overhead line accessories“, says Hannu Keinänen, President and CEO of Ensto Group.
“Ensto is a well-known family business who has a world-class brand on the market of electrical systems and supplies. It is brilliant that Ensto wanted to join forces with us in Austria and is committed to Röhrbacher’s operations on a long-term basis”, says Georg Kastenberger, the owner of Rörhbacher.
Röhrbacher will become part of the Ensto DSO business, and it will continue its operations under the name Ensto Röhrbacher Technik GmbH. Georg Kastenberger has been appointed Managing Director of Ensto Röhrbacher Technik GmbH.
Further information: Mika Haikola, SVP, Global Sales and Business Development, Ensto DSO
Röhrbacher in brief
Röhrbacher Technik GmbH, founded in 1990, is a privately-owned business and an Austrian sales company specializing in trading electrotechnical products and related services for DSOs and electrical industry. Röhrbacher currently employs 6 people in Austria. The company’s turnover is ca 1.5 million euros in 2021.