Brussels (Belgium), Malmö (Sweden), 17 July 2017 – Zetes, the leading Pan-European supply chain technology company, announces the acquisition of Datafångst Svenska AB. The company is a leader in the field of print solutions, labelling, traceability and automatic identification. The acquisition further reinforces Zetes commitment to the Nordic region to deliver a first class local service, building on the growth already being realised from the Zetes Denmark and Norway operations.
Creating new synergies
Datafångst, formed in 1997, has become a leading provider of tailored Auto-ID solutions for significant customers in food production, manufacturing, warehousing and logistics. Its activities and ethos are well aligned with those of Zetes and will form a solid natural synergy;
- Zetes acquires Auto-ID Company Datafångst Svenska AB in Sweden and expands its European network in the Nordics to deliver quality supply chain software solutions and services locally.
- Datafångst Svenska AB has an enviable and excellent reputation built over 20 years through a proven team with great methods and skills.
- Supports Zetes geographic expansion strategy in key markets enabling sales and support of Zetes solutions with strategic accounts.
An exciting, new chapter for both companies
Alain Wirtz, CEO of Zetes Group: « We are delighted and excited that the Datafångst team will be joining Zetes, this further supports the Group’s strategy to strengthen its presence in Europe. With Datafångst and its team of 10 people we are well positioned to be able to accelerate our growth in the Nordic region. Our new team in Malmö has a great depth and breadth of experience in our core sectors in Sweden. This will be a key to the roll out of our solution strategy with strategic accounts in the region».
Amanda Cremon, CEO of Datafångst: «We have achieved much and built a solid reputation and customer base who rely on us to help deliver their promise. Joining the Zetes Group is a great next step to leverage the innovative solutions in our market. We are excited about this next chapter for the business as we have so much potential and joining Zetes will help us to realise this.”
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Zetes is an international corporation specialising in the provision of identification and mobility solutions. By using the latest technologies, Zetes enables its customers improve the speed and quality of their process execution and increase data accuracy, which in turn helps them to remain at the forefront of their industries. That's what makes Zetes both a pioneer and a market leader at the same time.
The Zetes Group is based in Brussels and has more than 1100 employees in 21 countries across EMEA. In 2016, its turnover was €253.4 million. More information: www.zetes.com
About Zetes’ supply chain solutions
Zetes transforms the way modern supply chains collaborate. Its process optimisation solutions for packaging, storage, proof of delivery, sales, direct store services and store management, all linked by the ZetesOlympus repository, allow large companies to implement end-to-end tracking and tracing of goods, from production to the end user. Zetes plays an important part in helping companies deal with the challenges of global tracking, such as serialisation, parallel markets, security, legal obligations, and counterfeiting. Zetes integrates next-generation cloud platforms with cutting-edge technologies such as imaging, voice recognition, RFID, codification and mobile terminals. Zetes is a trusted partner that can guarantee perfect life cycle management of all its solutions, with its Zetes TotalCare and Zetes TotalFinance services.