Cosel Acquires The Powerbox Group

Cosel Acquires The Powerbox Group

Cosel Co, Ltd. recently announced it's acquisition of The Powerbox Group. The Powerbox Group and its subsidiaries employ 120 people, with a consolidated turnover of more than €40m throughout 15 countries. With design centers in Sweden (HQ), Germany, and the Netherlands as well as offices throughout Europe, USA, China, and Australia, they specialize in the design and manufacturing of standard, semi-standard and full custom power supplies throughout the industrial, medical, transportation, and defense sectors.

“Having achieved the status as the number one industrial power supply manufacturer in Japan, and with sales in excess of $230m, our vision is to expand that success globally. By bringing The Powerbox Group into Cosel, we gain additional design and manufacturing resources enabling us to increase our product offering to our existing customers and to enter new markets and acquire new customers. Cosel and Powerbox is a perfect fit, having had a business relationship for more than 30 years" says Masato Tanikawa, Cosel President and CEO. "With constantly growing and changing power demands, the ability to offer an even wider range of standard and semi-standard power supplies brings us closer to delivering the solutions our customers require. With Powerbox's expertise in providing custom power solutions, we can support almost any power requirement throughout the industrial, medical, transportation, and defense markets. We are very excited about the future and are looking forward to jointly becoming a truly globally recognized name in the industry.”

“We really look forward to joining the Cosel Group and together creating a successful common entity. We will be a strong force addressing the growing worldwide demand for innovative power solutions while respecting the environment, and contributing to our customers’ sustainability strategies” says Martin Sjöstrand, CEO of Powerbox. "By becoming a part of Cosel, Powerbox is moving into a new stage of its history. With a number of shared values such as a quality first approach and focus on technology leadership, the combined companies will jointly continue to excel in developing new technology in order to design and to manufacture standard, modified standard and custom products and services that will contribute to our mutual customers’ success"
 

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