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BMB Ocel is now part of the Benteler Distribution Group

Post Time:Nov 12,2013Classify:Industry NewsView:174

BMB Ocel, located in Ostrava, Czech Republic, became part of the international Benteler Distribution Group, based in Düsseldorf, Germany. The acquisition brings along several advantages for BMB Ocel, the Benteler Distribution Group and their customers and suppliers. Both companies can combine their competencies and expertise in order to make use of synergies and exploit the full potential of the Central European market – especially of the Czech market which is expecting a positive development in Benteler Distribution’s core markets in 2013. All organizations of the Central European region will benefit from this integration.Benteler Distribution is a leading stockholding and processing company of steel and stainless steel tubes which is active in more than 30 countries at more than 60 locations. Since 1995, the company is operating on the Czech market. The Czech organization of Benteler Distribution focusses on the Bohemian region whereas BMB Ocel is supplying the Moravian region with hot-rolled steel tubes. Due to the different geographical orientation, a different product portfolio and a differ ent supplier network both companies complement each other perfectly.“We are proud that a successful company like BMB Ocel now belongs to the Benteler Distribution Group. From now on, we want to shape the future jointly and take the chance to develop together”, explains Mr. Martin Skalka who took over the function as Managing Director of BMB Ocel in addition to his assignment as Managing Direct or of Benteler Distribution Czech. Mr. Miroslav Bakota who managed the company for 17 years remains Managing Director as well and reports from now on to Mr. Martin Skalka. He views the group affiliation as a great chance: “I have made the decision to join the Benteler Distribution Group since I believe that both companies and our customers and supplier s will benefit from the organizational change. We are looking forward to a good collaboration.” BMB Ocel is lo cated in Ostrava and was established in 1996. The company has 25 employees and a warehousing space of 10,200 square meters. Benteler Distribution was already found in 1957 and has 1,500 employees and 290,000 square meters of warehousing space – 4,000 of them are belonging to Benteler Distribution Czech and are located in Dobříš, close to Prague. 16.09.2013, Benteler International AG

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