Acquisition strengthens division focusing on technical plant and systems engineering, Dussmann Technical Solutions, in Northern Germany • Clausen Systemkühlung specializes in air conditioning, cooling, refrigeration, and building automation and control systems • All 40 employees transferring to Dussmann
Dussmann, an international service firm in the integrated facility management, food services, and technical solutions segment, has acquired Clausen Systemkühlung GmbH as of the start of February.
Clausen Systemkühlung, a family company based in Börnsen, near Hamburg, offers a full range of services in the area of air conditioning, cooling, refrigeration, and building automation and control systems. This includes building, renovating, modifying, servicing, and maintaining commercial and private cooling, refrigeration, and air conditioning systems, ventilation and heat recovery systems, and the control technology used to operate them. Most of the company’s customer base is centered on the grocery trade.
Clausen Systemkühlung’s 40 employees, most of whom work in cooling and refrigeration systems technology and electrical engineering, are to transfer to Dussmann. They will be incorporated into the Dussmann Technical Solutions division. The executive management of Clausen Systemkühlung, Stefan and Chris Clausen, will also remain on board. Chris Schumann of Dussmann Technical Solutions will work with them going forward. The parties agreed to keep the purchase price confidential.
Stephan Possekel, Managing Director of Dussmann Technical Solutions, says: “Acquiring this regional leader in this field marks an excellent addition to our position in cooling, refrigeration, and air conditioning technology. We are strengthening our market position in the north of Germany and bolstering our ties with local customers.”
Stefan Clausen, Managing Director of Clausen Systemkühlung GmbH, says: “In Dussmann, we have found a partner that has a strategic interest in cooling, refrigeration, and air conditioning technology and offers long-term continuity and development prospects for our team.”
The acquisition of Clausen Systemkühlung GmbH is another step in the expansion of Dussmann Technical Solutions, which is part of the company’s next-level strategy. There are plans to acquire additional firms and stakes in other enterprises.
Dussmann provides solutions in the fields of integrated facility management, food services, and technical plant and systems engineering. It is the largest division of the Dussmann Group, an international family company that has nearly 66,000 employees in 21 countries, offering a full range of services having to do with people. We take care of people and the places where they live and work – to make their lives richer and easier. Dussmann Facility Management encompasses services and expertise spanning the full range of integrated facility management: building cleaning, security services, building technology, and mobility services. Dussmann Food Services encompasses dining concepts for children, employees, patients, and seniors. Dussmann Technical Solutions operates in the fields of electrical engineering, cooling, refrigeration and air conditioning technology, elevator technology, and process automation, offering industrial engineering and technical services.
About Clausen Systemkühlung:
Clausen Systemkühlung has stood for quality and innovation in air conditioning, cooling, refrigeration, and building automation and control systems since 1997. Its 40 employees guarantee individual solutions across all phases of a project, providing holistic and professional advice for even relatively complex issues. The family company’s services include servicing and maintaining commercial and private air conditioning, cooling, and refrigeration systems, ventilation and heat recovery systems, and control technologies. There is also a 24/7 emergency service for clients. All of the company’s vehicles and specialists are equipped with the latest in computer technology.