• Lyreco Group agrees to acquire Intersafe and Elacin

        • Lyreco reached an agreement with Broadview Holding to acquire Intersafe and Elacin, two major players in the PPE market in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany. Completion of the transaction will take place after the approval by the competition authority in the Netherlands.

          With a €125 million consolidated turnover and 360 employees, the group formed by Intersafe and Elacin has a leading position on the PPE distribution market in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany.

          Intersafe and Elacin supply generic and specialist PPE products (including custom made hearing protection, protective glasses, respiratory and gas detection, welding solutions) as well as safety service solutions (risk assessment, training and education, products maintenance, vending solutions).

          Aiming to become a workplace supplies multi-specialist, Lyreco reinforces its expertise on the PPE market, reaching with Intersafe and Elacin combined PPE revenues above €200 million.

          Hervé Milcent, CEO of Lyreco said, "combining Intersafe and Elacin strong expertise with our excellence in logistics and sales operations will cement our ambition to become a European leader in PPE.” 

        • Stay up to date - Click here and register for FREE OEN online membership and enjoy unlimited access to a host of benefits including the exclusive members area of the website, downloadable business tools, current and back issues archive, priority breaking news alerts, weekly e news summary and the OEN app

        • Related Articles

        • Lyreco urges companies to consolidate deliveries for carbon emissions savings

          Lyreco urges companies to consolidate deliveries for carbon emissions savings

          Friday 31st Jan 2020 by clareb
          Companies across the UK are missing out on a potential 58 per cent saving in carbon emissions by not consolidating deliveries, according to Lyreco.  Through analysis of almost 15,000 deliveries under £100 to its customer base, Lyreco has ...Read More...
          Banner cleans up in Scarborough

          Banner cleans up in Scarborough

          Wednesday 24th Jul 2019 by clareb
          Banner has put its environmental values into action at one of the UK’s busiest beaches. Over 60 Banner employees plus family members and friends took part in the company’s first-ever Beach Clean at Scarborough’s South Bay.  Th...Read More...
          Lyreco Group acquires DeskRight

          Lyreco Group acquires DeskRight

          Monday 3rd Jun 2019 by clareb
          Lyreco Group has announced the acquisition of DeskRight, an office supplies business on the Singapore market.  The acquisition will boost business at Lyreco Group's Singaporean subsidiary, opened in 2006, as it bene...Read More...
                • About Us

                  OEN is the leading source of business news and information for buyers of office equipment, supplies and services within mid tier and up sized organisations. Our multi-platform approach delivers relevant, engaging and focussed content via our main printed magazine, bespoke guides and supplements, website, digital editions, apps, and newsletters with an unrivalled reach across the industry. A highly trusted and respected brand for many years, the print version of OEN last year celebrated its Diamond anniversary.

                  For our latest Media packs and more details on our range of services click here

                • View Latest Issue