Roth & Rau AG has acquired Ortner cleanroom logistic systems GmbH for an undisclosed sum in an effort to meet increasing demand from customers to support crystalline and thin-film equipment servicing, spare parts and other support activities. Ortner, based in Dresden, is a specialist in tool installations and automation company. Ortner’s existing management and skilled workforce will continue to operate the business as a subsidiary of Roth & Rau.
“We are seeing increasing demand for services from our customers. Building up our competence and capacities in this area will enable us to extend our range of products and services as one of the leading suppliers of photovoltaics technology and equipment,” commented Dr. Dietmar Roth, CEO of Roth & Rau AG.
Ortner was said to have a turnover of €6.1 million in the 2007/2008 financial year.