Dinard (France), 5 July, 2021
Kersia continues its development by penetrating the Scandinavian Food and Beverage Sector.
Kersia announces it has completed the transaction of the acquisition of the operational assets of Indevex Watertech AB (IWAB), a Swedish well-recognized partner in the F&B sector in Scandinavia. IWAB is a leading supplier and specialist of innovative food safety products and services with a constant focus on sustainable food and agricultural production. This strategic investment confirms Kersia’s global objectives: to create a global leader in food safety from Farm to Fork, including now the Food and Beverage segment in Scandinavia.
By joining forces with IWAB, the transaction enables Kersia to cover the Scandinavian Food Safety sector from Farm to Fork and allows the Group to better serve some existing international customers whatever their geography.
With the new organization in place, Nordic food producers will now have access to a complete and innovative range of cleaning and disinfection solutions in combination with high expertise and experience in optimizing food safety.
IWAB has since the start of their business (2004) grown to a well-recognized partner in the F&B sector in Scandinavia. Based in Gothenburg Sweden – IWAB is covering direct or through partners all the Scandinavian market.
IWAB offers a wide range of products and services within the field of food safety. Through partnerships with leading international companies, IWAB has become a portal of innovative and greener food safety technologies in the Nordic food sector.
This operation will complete Kersia local organization with a long experience in the farm sector. IWAB has a well experienced team, with a very good reputation of customer service and technical expertise from which we will build Kersia Scandinavian F&B offer.
“I am very happy that we have managed to reach an agreement with IWAB and would like to take this opportunity to thank IWAB and its owners for the trust to manage and build on their good reputation and experience. Thanks to a good collaboration with IWAB over the past ten years, we already have a good knowledge of each other, which will facilitate the integration. This deal will complete our local organization with the objective to cover the whole food chain from farm to fork. IWAB employees will play a central role in our organization and the complementarity between us is high. By merging Kersia and IWAB into a new company, we have the capacity to drive the development in the market and to create value for our current and future customers.” Robin Ambré – Kersia Sweden AB.
“We are very happy that the long collaboration we have had with Kersia now leads to IWAB becoming part of the world-leading Kersia Group. This will give us the opportunity to benefit from the global expertise within Kersia and offer an even wider range of innovative and sustainable solutions in cleaning and hygiene.” Peter Gibson – IWAB.
Kersia is a global leader in food safety, providing value-added solutions that prevent animal
and human contamination at all stages of the food chain. The group also offers differentiated
niche solutions to the human health sector. Kersia operates in more than 120 countries.
About Indevex Watertech AB (IWAB)
Since founded in 2004, IWAB has offered the Nordic food industry and agri sector, innovative solutions with a constant focus on environmental sustainability for optimized food safety. IWAB’s unique concept (Analyse – Take Action – Improve) offers experience and expertise within food diagnostics, food hygiene and process aids. The company is present in all Nordic countries either through direct sales or distributors.
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