Hamburg – Bochum – Hamburg – May, 2016 – The PPS. Imaging GmbH acquires a majority stake in Niggemeyer Bildproduktion GmbH [&] Co. KG, located in Bochum. The two known players in the digital print market will now on commonly drive the possibilities of the industry and continue to set market standards.
Starting from May there will be significant changes in the owners structure of Niggemeyer. After 25 years of employment, Peter Schütte will leave the company. His stake will be taken over by PPS. Imaging GmbH. At the same time Michael Krieger joins the management board. Roland Niggemeyer will continue as shareholder and managing director with the operating business in Bochum. The goal is, to position Bochum as modern and technological leading in the large-format textile printing segment and to address new customers with further products in a wide set up distribution in the XXL print market.
“With its competence in textile printing, Niggemeyer is the ideal supplement for us”, stated Michael Krieger. “Thanks to the merger, we can successfully utilize synergies and strengthen the segment of large-format textile printing within the PPS. Imaging Group.“
Roland Niggemeyer is also looking forward to the future collaboration. “With PPS. Group we join in an extensive network and strengthen our market position. Furthermore, we will benefit from an extended production volume in the sectors of voluminous flat bed printing and display and packaging.
Niggemeyer and Krieger are looking positively to the future. With PPS.’ stake in Niggemeyer two family owned enterprises collaborate. Both have a similar strategy: a healthy growth on a solid financial base and the goal of being a technological leader.
With the strategic stake in Niggemeyer, PPS extends its scope of competence and strengthen its position as one of the leading large-format print service providers in Europe. CatCap advised PPS. Imaging GmbH in its buy and build acquisition of Niggemeyer.
About PPS. Imaging GmbH
PPS. Imaging GmbH was founded by Prof. F.C Gundlach in Hamburg in 1971 and offers 45 years experience in the large-format image production. The medium-sized company with currently 280 employees is located in Hamburg, Berlin, Cologne, Dresden, Stuttgart and Munich as well as in Hungerford (UK) and Weesp (NL). PPS. offers individual customized solutions for exhibition, outdoor advertising, point of sale and airport advertising, including picture editing and the complete project management. The comprehensive portfolio contains large-format printing, textile-, wallpaper- and flat bed direct printing as well as light boxes, picture frames, refinement and the local assembly.
For further information, please visit www.pps-imaging.de
About Niggemeyer Bildproduktion GmbH [&] Co. KG
Since 1962 Niggemeyer Bildproduktion has focused on images. At the beginning as a black-white lab, later as a full service photo lab and today as a producer of digital large format printing. Niggemeyer Bildproduktion offers professional conversions in large-format printing, textile- and flat bed printing, light banner and presentation systems for exhibition and event. From consulting, planning and graphical processing to the large format printing to packaging, picking and assembly, all is offered from one source.
For further information, please visit www.niggemeyer.de
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