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Ferdinand Bilstein acquires KM Auto Technik


Ferdinand Bilstein GmbH + Co. KG has acquired KM Auto Technik Kary + Mangler GmbH.

Karsten Schüssler- Bilstein and Jan Siekermann, the managing directors of the renowned supplier and manufacturer of car and commercial vehicle spare parts, will take the lead of future development and strategy at the clutch specialist KM in Durmersheim.

This will also be combined with the official integration of KM into the bilstein group, the umbrella brand of Ferdinand Bilstein GmbH + Co. KG. It will join product brands febi, SWAG and Blue Print, which are already united under the umbrella of the bilstein group. Integration of KM is expected to be concluded during the course of 2018.

“KM is an established and successful brand for clutch technology. With its integration into the bilstein group, we will be able to offer our customers an even wider range of spare parts. KM’s partners will benefit in future from our additional services, our international presence and our efficient logistics processes,” according to Karsten Schüssler-Bilstein and Jan Siekermann.

The bilstein group will keep you informed about the other steps of the KM integration.