08/23/2007

Meffert AG Farbwerke acquires paint manufacturers J. Albrecht GmbH & Co. KG in Mainz

Effective from 1st Sept. 2007 the paint manufacturer J. Albrecht GmbH & Co. KG will be taken over and incorporated into the group by Meffert AG Farbwerke. Founded in 1852, J. Albrecht is one of the most traditional manufacturers of paints and enamels in Germany.

The company produces decorative paints for professionals and the DIY market, herunder special products as hammer effect and industrial enamels. Another major component of J. Albrecht is its production of transfer enamels for the ceramic industry.

The product range is various and complements the existing Meffert product line perfectly. Situated next to each other both companies can closely cooperate, mainly in the production and purchasing sector. This will result in substantial synergies accordingly. Workstations are secured, all employees remain at J. Albrecht. In future the company operates as independent subsidiary and is incorporated into the group by Meffert AG.