Brazilian furnace manufacturer Engefor bought by Seco/Warwick Group
April 30, 2013
Seco/Warwick has announced the purchase of Brazilian heat treatment manufacturer Engefor based in the industrial belt of Sao Paulo City in Jundiai, Sao Paulo State.
Engefor has been serving the Brazilian Market with furnaces and equipment for more than 20 years. The former owners of the company, Aparicio Vilademir Freitas and Yassuhiro Sassaqui, will remain in the management of the company and will be joined by Thomas Kreuzaler, who will take a seat for the Seco/Warwick Group.
Seco/Warwick plans to extend the scope of products offered by Engefor with the products of its five business segments and will integrate Engefor’s manufacturing and service capabilities in its international network. Engefor employs around 50 employees and will change its name to Seco/Warwick do Brasil, Industria de Fornos Ltda.