CGS to strengthen position of Müller IML

March 1, 2017

Conthey (CH)/Pfäffikon (CH) H. Müller, Fabrique de Moules SA based in Conthey, Switzerland, is joining forces with the industrial investment group CGS based in Pfäffikon, Switzerland, to strategically bolster its presence in international markets. CGS is making a major investment in Müller IML and together with the owner Udo Gröber, it will catalyze the company’s development. Add-on acquisitions will build the company into a solid and technologically pioneering industrial group operating worldwide.

The market for thin-walled packaging for food and non-food products is expanding, making it more and more challenging to stay at the head of the pack. At the same time, the trend towards global supply chains is growing hand in hand with the consolidation of this market’s various suppliers. This explains the fact that many consumer goods and packaging producers are now internationally active. In this environment, robotics and injection mold manufacturers can also exploit the new opportunities generated when they pursue strategies to spread their operations across multiple continents. Cooperating closely with customers on-site speeds up processes and helps companies like Müller IML meet expectations for product development even better. Moreover, flexible service rendered by specialists on-site ensures productivity. As a globally leading supplier providing systems, molds and robots for thin-walled packaging production, Müller IML is eager to seize these opportunities. To do so, the company’s sole owner Udo Gröber and CGS have come together to jointly build Müller IML’s future success worldwide. Thanks to add-on acquisitions, a well-built international industrial group will emerge, operating in the key thin-walled packaging markets and consistently consolidating its technological lead.

H. Müller, Fabrique de Moules SA was founded in 1959. It develops and produces injection molds and robots for thin-wall packaging manufacturers in the food and non-food industries. Back in 1993, the firm already specialized in top-quality complete systems. It is also a renowned pioneer in in-moldlabeling applications. Its services range from packaging development and optimization, construction and manufacturing of top-performance production lines to customer support throughout the equipment’s entire service life. Müller IML’s products’ top-quality track record have made the company a global leader in this specialized industry.

CGS is an independent, experienced industry partner specialized in building medium-sized companies into international groups. Since 1999, CGS funds have been investing in platform companies in German-speaking countries and making add-on acquisitions worldwide.

For additional information, please contact:
H. Müller, Fabrique de Moules SA
Udo Gröber
T: +41 27 345 47 00

CGS Management AG
Thomas Anderegg
T: +41 55 416 16 40

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