Executive Briefings

With Acquisition of SDI Group, Dematic Expands Clout in Order Fulfillment

Dematic Group, a supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, has acquired FSU Investments Limited, which holds a majority stake in SDI Group, a supplier of garment-on-hanger and flat sorter technology in Europe. Dematic intends to make an offer for the remaining share capital. The purchase of SDI Group Europe will expand Dematic's global order fulfillment offerings in apparel, retail and e-commerce markets.

 “The combination of Dematic and SDI Group Europe enhances our focus on providing customers with critical industry solutions powered by a talented team of solution designers, project delivery and customer service specialists dedicated to the e-commerce and apparel markets,” said Ulf Henriksson, Dematic President and CEO. “The addition of garment-on-hanger and flat sorter technologies, combined with a best-in-class returns processing solution, offers our customers a true single source modular, flexible and scalable solution provider and partner.”

SDI Group Europe provides key components for seamless order fulfillment, including pouch sorters, pusher sorters, Bombay sorters, garment-on-hanger technology, tilt tray/carton sorters and related services.

All SDI Group Europe products and services will be available through Dematic globally to current customers and prospects seeking to optimize their order fulfillment and distribution processes and solutions. In addition, the acquisition offers customers the combined strength of two customer service organization infrastructures positioned to deliver responsive and dependable automated technology and software support around the globe.

Source: Dematic Group

 “The combination of Dematic and SDI Group Europe enhances our focus on providing customers with critical industry solutions powered by a talented team of solution designers, project delivery and customer service specialists dedicated to the e-commerce and apparel markets,” said Ulf Henriksson, Dematic President and CEO. “The addition of garment-on-hanger and flat sorter technologies, combined with a best-in-class returns processing solution, offers our customers a true single source modular, flexible and scalable solution provider and partner.”

SDI Group Europe provides key components for seamless order fulfillment, including pouch sorters, pusher sorters, Bombay sorters, garment-on-hanger technology, tilt tray/carton sorters and related services.

All SDI Group Europe products and services will be available through Dematic globally to current customers and prospects seeking to optimize their order fulfillment and distribution processes and solutions. In addition, the acquisition offers customers the combined strength of two customer service organization infrastructures positioned to deliver responsive and dependable automated technology and software support around the globe.

Source: Dematic Group