Swiss Subsidiary of Stockmeier Group announces Management Appointment
Chemical distributor KEMTAN AG (Reinach, BL – Switzerland), the Swiss subsidiary of Stockmeier Group (Bielefeld, Germany) has recently appointed Mark-Alexander Häberli to the position of Managing Director, effective 01. February 2021. He will report to Dirk Seidel, the announcement said.
Häberli, who holds a bachelor degree in Chemistry from ZHAW in Wintherthur, Switzerland and an MBA degree from Universität St. Gallen, joins from prochem AG (Zürich, Switzerland), the subsidiary of Nordmann (Hamburg, Germany) in Switzerland, where he has led the sales team for Plastics & Adhesives. Before that he worked for Sika, the Swiss Construction Chemicals producer.
Source: Stockmeier Group website, LinkedIn, DistriConsult analysis
HGE – DCG / 12.02.2021
German Distributor augments Business Activities in Belgium
Chemicals distributor STOCKMEIER Group (Bielefeld, Germany) has acquired a majority share in Innochem N.V. (Meehout, Belgium), a privately managed distributor of specialty chemicals for an undisclosed sum. The transaction was effective 01. July 2020.
Source: Stockmeier website
HGE / DCG – 21.12.2020
German Meta-Search Engine takes on second Shareholder
Chemicals distributor STOCKMEIER Group (Bielefeld, Germany) has announced an investment in technology start-up Chembid GmbH & Co. KG (Oldenburg, Germany). The company, which was launched in 2016 as a spin-off from chemicals formulator BÜFA Group (Oldenburg, Germany), is a meta-search engine or aggregator. This investment is the first strategic partnership that Chembid has entered into, STOCKMEIER said in a statement.
According to its website, Chembid sees itself as the world’s largest search engine for chemicals, when measured by the number of registered offers. It currently covers around two million offers from almost 100’000 supplier shops, located in ca. 160 countries. Chembid is planning to use the funds received from STOCKMEIER’s investment to further develop the meta-search engine, add more data-based services and promote the company and its service offering through global marketing activities.
No information on the size of the shareholding and the valuation of the transaction handled through STOCKMEIER Holding was disclosed.
Source: STOCKMEIER website, Chembid website
HGE / DCG – 15.01.2019