Profile number 106129

Open for take-over, partnership or participation: Industry-leading, worldwide specialist in the design and manufacture of mould and die change systems for diverse production industries

16/03/2023 Date added

Located in

The Netherlands

General information



Type of company

Plastic and rubber conversion

Legal entity

Private limited company

Type of transaction


Life phase enterprise


Employees in FTE

> 50

Type of buyer

  • MBI candidate
  • Strategic acquisition
  • Investor

Financial information

Turnover last financial year

> 5.000.000

Asking price

To be agreed

Earnings before taxes


Company history/background

The company is an innovator, designer, manufacturer and supplier to the mould and die change system industry. The company’s bolt-on, ‘quick change’ systems for plastic moulding and metal stamping lines offer clients significant time and cost savings. It’s one of just a handful of companies operating on a global scale that can offer a complete range of solutions in the QMC and QDC fields, alongside standard components. The company outsources fabrication and has assembly plants in the Netherlands and China. The company is headquartered in the Netherlands and has offices in Europe (2), USA and China. The group consists of 7 entities. In two of the subsidiaries a minority shareholder exists (one of 10% and one of 25%).

Company activities
  • Active in plastic injection and rotational moulding, die casting, metal stamping and related industries
  • Specialists in QMC (Quick Mould Change) and QDC (Quick Die Change) components and systems
  • Innovative, turnkey client solutions for lean manufacturing and offering in-house installation expertise (the company has its own installation teams with software and hardware specialists to install small and larger systems on different machines all over the world)
  • State-of-the-art technology for maximising productivity and optimising cost and time efficiencies
  • Global coverage: strong in Europe, Far East and North America and considerable growth potential
  • Strong client base in a favourable market, pressure on reducing time and cost
  • Ongoing programme of new product development
  • Well established reputation for quality

Unique selling points
  • Growth opportunities
  • High labour cost in Western Europe and North America is driving automation
  • Growth of manufacturing principles such as Just-In-Time and Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED) are increasing the popularity of lean manufacturing across more industries
  • Another manufacturing trend for smaller production runs requires faster die and mould changes to maintain productivity
  • Growth in automation in maturing industrial markets (China, India) due to cheap but unreliable labour
  • Multi coupler applications other than on injection moulding machines
  • Integration in OIT factories, i.e. Industry 4.0 compatibility, autonomous mould change.
  • A partner / buyer would gain access to…


A company offering global coverage

  • The company has offices in Europe, China and the USA and has particular strength in these markets. An acquirer would gain access to global market expertise. Favourable market; time and cost pressure There is growing pressure on the manufacturing market to reduce both cost and time. The savings offered in time equate to cost savings making it an attractive investment.
Established new product development
  • The company has and had a programme of new product launches in place that will see technological advancements introduced resulting in new opportunities and new markets.
Considerable growth potential
  • The company has significant growth available to it in the multi coupler market, in particular the Quick Die Change (QDC) market, and through geographical expansion. Well established reputation for quality The company is synonymous with quality and with offering a complete solution. The company is well reputed as a problem solver in the industry.  
Production and project oriented engineering
  • Experienced and internationally spread engineering group with vast knowledge on mechanical and hydraulic applications.