We are glad to announce that Airpes has been acquired by The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware. Airpes has taken the opportunity to join The Crosby Group family to ensure its future beside a global leader partner. All Airpes employees now become owners thanks to Crosby’s Ownership Plan.
Airpes will be part of The Crosby Group’s Technology Solutions portfolio, together with Crosby BlokCam, Crosby Straightpoint, and the strategic investment in Verton. Collectively, these businesses provide meaningful scale and a significant growth trajectory for The Crosby Group. The technology-centric solutions bring together the highest quality lifting and rigging hardware with innovative technology to improve safety and productivity for customers around the world.
Robert Desel, CEO of The Crosby Group, said: “We are thrilled to expand our Technology Solutions’ product portfolio with the acquisition of Airpes. Airpes is a leading innovator in the lifting industry with deep domain expertise in the wind energy and industrial markets, and shares our core values of Safety, Reliability, and Innovation. This acquisition expands The Crosby Group’s industry leading role and commitment to supporting safe and efficient lifting, rigging, and securement for the renewables market. We are thrilled to welcome the Airpes team members to The Crosby Group and will be extending our employee Ownership Plan to all Airpes employees.”
In our CEO’s, Josep Compte words: “This is the next exciting stage of our journey. Leveraging The Crosby Group’s market access and world-class hardware, together we will bring Airpes’ solutions to more sites and make the lifting and renewables industries safer and more efficient.”
Yesterday, December 2, Airpes and Crosby staff members met at Airpes headquarters in Barcelona to explain to all employees the details of the acquisition and to hold a Christmas party.
About The Crosby Group
The Crosby Group is a global leader in the innovation, manufacturing and distribution of products and services used to make lifting and load securement safer and more efficient, with premier brands such as Crosby, Gunnebo Industries, Crosby Straightpoint, Crosby BlokCam, Acco, McKissick, Crosby Feubo, Trawlex, Lebus, and CrosbyIP.
With global engineering, manufacturing, distribution and operations, the company provides a broad range of products and solutions for the most demanding applications with uncompromising quality that exceed industry standards.
Now part of The Crosby Group, Airpes will go to market under the Crosby Airpes brand.