Piab Group Acquires Coval

Piab adds a global player in vacuum automation components and systems.

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Piab Acquires Coval
Piab Group has acquired Coval.Image courtesy of Piab Group

Piab Group has acquired Coval, a global player in vacuum automation components and systems. 

In business more than 35 years, Coval adds a portfolio of premium products, experienced and skilled employees, a strong brand, and new customers to Piab Group. The transaction is fully funded through a combination of external and internal sources. 

"We are very much looking forward to bringing the Coval team into the Piab family, and we see a great culture fit routed in a strong passion for the future of robotics and automation. With this strategic move, we are confident in our ability to provide our customers with cutting-edge automation solutions, while strengthening our competitive advantage in the market," said Peter Laurin, CEO of Piab Group .

"Coval has a perfect strategic fit for our business. The market for industrial automation is growing rapidly and we foresee very strong growth opportunities with the addition of Coval's competitive portfolio and highly skilled employees, whom I would like to take the opportunity to welcome to Piab Group," said Gustav Falconer, president Vacuum Automation Div. 

"Piab Group's long history of innovation in vacuum technology and global presence will allow for Coval to further develop and provide a long-term home for our family business and its employees. By joining the Piab Group, Coval joins an excellent global company, a leading innovator in the vacuum technology market, and together we will strengthen our leading position in the automation industry," said Michel Cecchin, owner and CEO of Coval.

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