SafetyRespect has acquired Vivatec and we have become part of the SafetyRespect Group. The operations have been merged and continue under the SafetyRespect brand. Vivatec’s founder Gunnar Monheimius continues in his role as Managing Director, and all employees continue in their roles as well. The company name Vivatec Safety GmbH is now changed to SafetyRespect GmbH.
SafetyRespect is a market leading expert in fall protection for the construction industry and operates in an international market. We develop, manufacture and market collective and personal fall protection, with a clear user focus, both sales and rentals are offered in the business model. The SafetyRespect Group has a turnover of approximately SEK 200 million this year.
Vivatec Gmbh with its base and production in Germany has Western Europe as its primary market. The product range is well developed in collective fall protection and various access solutions. The company has sales of approximately SEK 60 million and 25 employees.
Per Ramberger, CEO SafetyRespect: We see the acquisition of Vivatec as a strategic step in our continued growth and the development of our business in new geographic markets. There are great synergies in product range, production and new business models. We wish Gunnar and his team a warm welcome to SafetyRespect.
Gunnar Monheimius CEO Vivatec: Becoming part of SafetyRespect is the right development for Vivatec, as the companies have similar backgrounds and DNA. We continue to develop, and now with greater resources and in a larger context. We look forward to an exciting future.
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