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COMECA acquires LEBAS SYSTEM company

Published on 05 May 2016

COMECA recently announced acquisition of French LEBAS SYSTEM Company.

LEBAS SYSTEM, founded in 1984 and based in Schiltigheim, Eastern France, specialises in the manufacturing of Fixed Low Voltage switchboards for Industry, Infrastructure and Building markets.

Regional leader, it has a diversified customer base composed of manufacturers and installers through its electrical distribution, automation and HVAC activities.

At the end of February 2016, the company’s founder Alain Lebas sold his business to COMECA, while remaining closely involved in the company’s development for a period of two years.

As part of this transaction, LEBAS SYSTEM preserves its DNA and identity. All of the employees, customers and offers are integrated to the COMECA Group through this new subsidiary, which will be managed by Michel Tytgat.

« This operation strengthens our market shares in Eastern France and our sales positioning towards common clients. This association will also enable COMECA and LEBAS SYSTEM to accelerate the development of their respective portfolio, while using existing synergies within the Group » declares Gaël Dutheil de la Rochère, President of COMECA Group.

LEBAS SYSTEM, in addition to its energy distribution and automation skills, benefits from a study capacity, provides upstream collaboration with customers and has a strong prescription power towards end users.

COMECA is a specialist in energy distribution, energy management and associated services. Key player in the energy, industry, infrastructures and transportation markets, COMECA’s coverage - through its regional sites - ensures optimal proximity to customers throughout the world. The Group is present on 4 continents and employs about 1,200 persons.