Apr 27, 2015 | Doerfer Companies Acquires FSA Systemes D'Assemblage Doerfer Companies, a US headquartered and engineering driven designer, manufacturer, and integrator of factory automation systems and related equipment, announced today that effective April 1 it has acquired majority interest in FSA Systemes D’Assemblage “FSA”, headquartered in France. The majority stake was acquired from GDF Suez SES, who shall retain a minority share in the company. Over the past 30 years, FSA has been a leading provider of custom designed automation equipment for a variety of industries in Europe and beyond, serving the needs of its Fortune 100 customers through implementation and optimization of product assembly and other proprietary industrial processes utilized in manufacture of automotive, consumer, and other industrial products. FSA maintains business locations and factories in Paris, Besançon, and Valence, France as well as Cluj, Romania, Pune, India, and Beijing, China. Further information can be viewed on the company’s website at www.fabricomautomation.com. David Takes, Doerfer Companies CEO, stated that the acquisition is the latest step in carrying out the company’s defined global growth strategy, establishes a significant European presence, and adds to the groups multi-national resources and presence in response to continued demand from its global customer base. In addition to Doerfer’s US locations in Iowa, Illinois, South Carolina, and Tennessee, the company’s operations also include previously acquired factories in Singapore as well as Acuna, Mexico. Company officials further state that the acquisition will be positive and accretive for the existing Doerfer team and customer base, as it strengthens and builds the companies opportunities and ability to participate in and carry out its increasingly complex, large scale, globally integrated automation programs and industrial projects from its ten integrated locations worldwide. The companies website may be found at www.doerfer.com.