The companies Stop Fluid SL and Desarrollos Hidráulicos SF SL (DHSF) join the Rubix España project to continue their commitment to the development of capabilities, products and services, within the company's current portfolio.
Stop Fluides a distributor specialized in fluid equipment (valves, seals, pumps, clamps, equipment), water distribution and industrial customers.
The Stop Fluid company also offers a wide range of associated services, including predictive and corrective maintenance, repair, audit, calibration, as well as leakage auditing.
DHS designs and provides its customers with solutions for the connection and repair of pipes for water applications.
Based in Seville, the companies are present in 5 locations, including 3 workshops.
In total the two companies add sales of almost 10 million euros with a team of 58 people.
This new acquisition will allow customers to offer a more complete solution in the field of fluids, reinforcing the offer of integral solutions for industrial maintenance and consolidating the reference position in value-added services.
Jesus Martinez, CEO of Rubix Spain says "these acquisitions allow us to increase our portfolio of products and services, while giving access to Stop Fluid and DHSF to a wider range of customers, including large multi-plant accounts."
José García Leal, CEO of Stop Fluid and DHSF says: "This is the beginning of a new chapter for Stop Fluid and DHSF. The union of our business with Rubix will allow us to make a leap in the development of our business and give us new opportunities . We are proud to contribute to the development of Rubix in the field of fluids. "
Rubix is â€‹â€‹the largest European provider of distribution of products and services for Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO).
It was created from the merger of IPH with Brammer in 2017, after the acquisition of Brammer by Advent International.
Martin GaarnThomsen joined as Group CEO in April 2018.
The union between IPH and Brammer expands its offer as an authorized distributor of many of the world's leading brands, including among others: 3M, Ammeraal, Alfa Laval, Bahco, Beta, Bosh, Dewalt, FAG-INA, Festo, Freudenberg, Gates , Grundfos, Honeywell, Kimberly Clark, Loctite, Map Spontex, Megadyne, Metabo, Norgren, NSK, NTN, Optibel, Parker Hannifin, Renold, Rexnord, Rocol, Siemens, Simrit, SKF, SMC, Stanley, Sumitomo, THK, Thonsom, Tsubaki and Timken.
Among its main clients are Alcoa, Bridgestone, Campofrío, Coca Cola Enterprise, Crown, Danone, Dupont, Heineken, Iveco, KraftFoods, Michelin, PepsiCo,
Procter & Gamble, Renault, Repsol, Saint Gobain, Smurfit Kappa, Unilever and Volkswagen.
From more than 650 locations in 23 countries, 8,000 employees help identify, install and provide a leading range of industrial products and services to more than 220,000 customers.
Rubix is â€‹â€‹the leading distributor in bearings, transmission and automation, fluids, machining, assembly, tools and personal protective equipment.
Currently they make up the Rubix group: BiesheuvelTechniek, Brammer, Buck & Hickman, Giner, Julsa, Minetti, Montalpina, Novotech, Orexad, Robod, Syresa and Zitec.
Stop Fluid and DHSF
Stop Fluid with more than 20 years of experience, specializes in offering technological solutions of products and services, oriented to profitability.
Its objective is to increase the reliability of the facilities, generate energy savings (electricity and steam), decrease the maintenance costs of its customers and comply with environmental protocols, applying its know-how to both the industrial sector and the integral water cycle.
SF Hydraulic Developments, produces watertight solutions to connect and repair pipes in drinking water and wastewater, irrigation, mining and industry networks.
With more than 30 years of experience, it was founded with the objective of providing the best solution for the union and repair of pipes and has development and innovation programs to continue improving the sealing technology.
DHSF exclusively manufactures the HERMETICA brand at its facilities in Librilla (Murcia), has its own engineering and development department, as well as specialized personnel to offer the specific solution that each client needs.