July 4, 2024

Dacke Industri continues to grow in the European market with its acquisition of the Italian company Airon Srl. Airon Srl excels in designing and manufacturing high-quality pneumatic solutions for industrial automation. Renowned for its customer-centric total quality approach, the company has established itself as a leader in the sector. Dacke Industri has the 3rd of July, 2024 completed the acquisition of 70 % of the shares in Airon Srl. The current management and owner will remain as owners with 30% of the shares. 

The acquisition positions us in sustained growth and success while underscoring our commitment to leading industry development. This acquisition also aligns with our goal to grow and strengthen partnerships with businesses specializing in their own products, customized components, and systems. Airon Srl will join our Air Technology and Electromechanics division, benefitting from the extensive expertise that similar companies contribute to our group.

Since 1998 Airon Srl is a designer and manufacturer of pneumatic actuators, valves, and complementary equipments. The company specializes in smaller production series based on a standard assortment of internally designed, modular products tailored to specific customer applications. They serve a range of different business areas, and they are a leading provider in the amusement park sector, supplying large special pneumatic solutions for both mobile and stationary rides. It has its headquarters in Rovigo, Italy with about 30 employees and an annual turnover of about EUR 7 million.

” Becoming part of a solid and reliable group like Dacke Industri makes us honored by choice and confident in future development due to the cooperation we can count on. Dacke Industri’s team, made up of people who are committed and focused on their work but who do not neglect the human relationships that are the basis of mutual trust, makes the transition and future plan more precise and more fluid,” says, Dino Giorgio Barella, Lino Giacomello, and Mauro Mercanzin, Part-owners of Airon Srl.

“The acquisition of Airon Srl marks an important step in our growth strategy. It strengthens our presence in the European market and will speed up growth and expansion across the division. We are excited to welcome our new colleagues in Italy and look forward to sharing knowledge and experiences within our group, says Mika Virtanen, VP Air Technology & Electromechanics of Dacke Industri.

AIRON PNEUMATIC (airon-pneumatic.com)

This is Dacke Industri
Dacke Industri is a long-term owner that invests in innovative technology companies within selected niches with potential for development. We provide expertise and strategic guidance to build sustainable companies over time. We follow a decentralized model where our companies have a high degree of autonomy and are run independently.

Our companies have their own products or systems with a strong technical focus, development- and design expertise, and quality execution. The companies use existing platforms for innovation and work towards environmentally sustainable products and production.

Today Dacke Industri has 23 subsidiaries within 4 divisions, about 1600 employees worldwide, and net sales of SEK 4,5 billion.

Dacke Industri is owned by Nordstjernan since January 2016.

For more information, please contact:

Mika Virtanen
VP Air Technology and Electromechanics
Dacke Industri
+ 358 40 83 27 583 mika.virtanen@dackeindustri.com

Mauro Mercanzin
Airon Srl
+39 3489108891 m.mercanzin@airon-pneumatic.com

Lars Fredin
Group CEO
Dacke Industri
+46 70 770 71 00 lars.fredin@dackeindustri.com

Camilla Quist
Communication and Administration Manager
Dacke Industri
+46 70 590 03 70 camilla.quist@dackeindustri.com

From the left in the image: Mika Virtanen, VP Air Technology and Electromechanics, Lino Giacomello, Part-owner of Airon Srl, Giorgio Barella, Part-owner of Airon Srl, Lars Fredin, Group CEO of Dacke Industri, Mauro Mercanzin, CEO and Part-owner of Airon Srl, Lowe Fällmar, VP Acquisitions and Business Development.