Masters in Fasteners: Fabory acquires KEBEK Group
Fabory is proud to announce that it has reached an agreement to acquire KEBEK Group from founder and current Director Dalibor Bek. The Fabory-KEBEK combination creates the leading fastener specialist platform in the CEE region. The strong strategic fit between and common high-performance mentality of both organizations will enable the Fabory-KEBEK combination to provide a stronger and more relevant proposition to its customers (deep and relevant range of specialist fasteners, differentiating supply chain solutions and quality & engineering).
Francisco Terol, CEO Fabory comments: “Fabory is highly impressed by KEBEK, the width and depth of their product assortment, their strong commercial performance and supply chain capabilities. We are therefore extremely excited and proud to welcome the KEBEK Group to Fabory. This marks an important step in our Masters-in-Fasteners strategy; reinforcing our leadership position in our core countries. We continue to make strong progress on our overall transformation and are looking forward to continue this journey together with the KEBEK team!”
Dalibor Bek, CEO KEBEK Group comments: “We are excited about our future as part of Fabory. Fabory and its management team have shown that they have the required expertise and winning mentality to establish a leading platform in the strong and quickly growing CEE market. We are convinced that joining forces will open up many new opportunities, in several countries and market segments.”
About KEBEK Group
KEBEK is a family-owned fastener specialist headquartered in Chomutov, in the North-West of the Czech Republic with operations in Czechia, Slovakia and Hungary. KEBEK was founded in 1992 by Bohuslav Bek and his son Ing. Dalibor Bek (current CEO). Their successful initial distribution activities of air conditioning and ventilation components quickly expanded to the distribution of fasteners, which is their core activity today. KEBEK offers a wide and broad assortment of specialized fasteners in combination with Value Added Services, including in-house production capabilities and automated kitting facilities. This creates a strong value proposition to a customer base of over 8,000 customers, including several large key accounts in amongst others the healthcare, energy and construction market. KEBEK employs c. 120 team members. For more information please visit www.kebek.cz.
Fabory is a leading specialist supplier of fasteners and related products in the Benelux with a pan-European presence. Fabory provides a broad assortment of high quality and application-critical fasteners to over 60,000 customers throughout Europe. Its client base ranks from blue chip to small- and medium enterprises across various end markets, including machine building, electrical appliances, automotive and construction. . Fabory combines a deep technical knowledge with smart integrated supply chain solutions, providing its customers reliability and safe fastener solutions. Fabory employs c. 1,000 team members. For more information please visit www.fabory.com/group.