Von Roll Hol­ding AG: Sale of Von Roll Aus­tral, Inc. North America

Au/Wädenswil, May 26, 2017 — The Von Roll Hol­ding AG is sel­ling one of a total of four loca­ti­ons in the USA, and is ther­eby con­sist­ently con­ti­nuing the rea­lign­ment initia­ted in the past year.

Dr. Chris­tian Hen­ner­kes, CEO: “The sale of our sub­si­diary Von Roll Aus­tral marks ano­t­her important step in focu­sing on our more pro­fi­ta­ble core areas. We are thus par­ting with a peri­pheral acti­vity, which is neit­her suf­fi­ci­ently scala­ble in the short and medium term nor in line with our future pro­fi­ta­bi­lity targets. ”

Von Roll Aus­tral in Dou­glas­ville now employs about 40 employees and pro­du­ces various wire pro­ducts for smal­ler repair shops as well as for com­pe­ting wire pro­du­cers to cover peak loads.

All other acti­vi­ties of the Von Roll Group in the wire busi­ness, par­ti­cu­larly in France and India, are con­ti­nued unal­te­red and expan­ded fur­ther in attrac­tive spe­cial segments.


About Von Roll Hol­ding AG: As a Swiss indus­trial com­pany, Von Roll Hol­ding AG focu­ses on pro­ducts and sys­tems for power genera­tion, trans­mis­sion and dis­tri­bu­tion. Von Roll is a glo­bal mar­ket lea­der for electri­cal insu­la­tion pro­ducts, sys­tems and ser­vices and has a world­wide pre­sence in 29 sites with around 1,700 employees.



Clau­dia Güntert
Head of Cor­po­rate Communications
& Inves­tor Relations
T +41 61 785 52 36
F +41 61 785 58 92
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This press release is based on infor­ma­tion cur­r­ently avail­able. Unfo­re­see­able risks and influ­en­ces may lead to dis­crepan­cies with the state­ments made here. For more infor­ma­tion on the com­pany and its busi­ness per­for­mance, please refer to the Annual and Semi-Annual Report of Von Roll Hol­ding AG which is avail­able in digi­tal form at https://www.vonroll.com/en/.