In the present surroundings of unprecedented demand for passive community options, the Emtelle Group has determined to make the primary in a collection of bulletins that may broaden its international footprint and improve its functionality to ensure its international clients safety of provide.
This step will permit the Emtelle Group to satisfy the calls for of worldwide community operators, securing the availability and shortening provide chains while offering international entry to its market-leading pre-connectorised options portfolio.
United Kingdom, 20th December 2021 – Emtelle Group, the main international producer of pre-connectorised blown fibre, cabling and ducted options, is delighted to announce immediately that it has entered a definitive settlement that may see Emtelle purchase Afripipes Middle East Operations. The transaction will convey collectively two complementary companies to extend entry to their options portfolio and supply broader entry to their international manufacturing capability, delivering a synergistic product as a worldwide chief within the FTTX business.
The enlargement, situated on the coronary heart of the world’s buying and selling crossroads, is a part of Emtelle’s ongoing funding to maintain its presence as a worldwide chief within the FTTX business. It will see Emtelle’s manufacturing functionality expanded by 15 manufacturing strains and, in complete, exceed 75 globally, growing its manufacturing capability to enhance the safety of provide to clients worldwide.
Tony Rodgers, CEO, Emtelle Group, mentioned, “The purchase of Afripipes, based in the UAE, further increases Emtelle’s presence in the FTTX solutions market. The additional capacity married with Emtelle’s long-standing excellence in product innovation and customer service strengthens our position in the global arena, improves efficiencies and better positions us to continue to deliver on excellence worldwide. The team and I at Emtelle look forward to welcoming Sanjay Nischal, the current Director at Afripipes, to the Group Senior Management Team.”
The integration of Afripipes throughout the globally recognised Emtelle Group will see considerably elevated scale, offering an enlarged platform for synergies in innovation to proceed to ship first-class product choices to the worldwide FTTX market. Improved efficiencies will permit the Emtelle group to deal with what it does greatest, offering high quality and glorious customer support. Founded in July 2007, Afripipes at the moment manufacture high-quality HDPE Duct, Sub-duct and Microduct for the FTTX market. The two main manufacturers share widespread values and imaginative and prescient with excellent expertise and a powerful deal with individuals. Upon completion, the Emtelle group can have over 600 workers and an extra 9,000m² of producing area globally from 5 manufacturing websites, offering a stable platform for future development throughout the FTTX Industry.
Afripipes will proceed to function as a standalone enterprise and model while the mixing course of takes place. This will permit communication with our most prized belongings; our clients and their wants and necessities might be on the forefront of this course of.
Sanjay Nischal, Director at Afripipes, mentioned of the acquisition, “Afripipes Middle East Team is very excited about the new product and market opportunities presented by this acquisition. We plan to leverage this strength and provide even more value to our customers. It is an ideal platform to extend Emtelle’s reach to customers worldwide, and we look forward to learning from one another to continue to deliver exceptional products to the FTTX industry.”
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Emtelle is a number one international producer of pre-connectorised, blown fibre cable, and ducted community options, and has been for the previous 40 years. With manufacturing operations in UK, Germany, and Denmark, in addition to gross sales places of work internationally, Emtelle serves over 100 nations globally to a number of sectors together with telecommunications and energy.
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