Henkel to Acquire the Bergquist Co.
Henkel recently announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the Bergquist Co., a supplier of thermal-management solutions for the electronics industry. In fiscal 2013, Bergquist reportedly generated sales of around €130 million (~ $165 million).
“With this acquisition—which is in line with our global strategy to invest in complementary leading technologies—we are strengthening our position as a global market and technology leader,” said Jan-Dirk Auris, executive vice president, Adhesive Technologies. “Bergquist’s track record in developing unique thermal-management solutions fits with our commitment to provide best-in-class customized solutions.”