Hoerbiger acquires Brilex
25.04.2016 – Effective April 1, 2016, the Hoerbiger Group in Zug, Switzerland, acquired Brilex Gesellschaft für Explosionsschutz mbH, head quartered in Brilon, Germany. All interests in the company were privately held by founder Martin Bunse. Brilex is a provider of explosion relief venting products. The portfolio includes Atex certified explosion vents developed in-house and flameless vents, which complement the range of Hoerbiger explosion relief valves.
The reputation and knowledge of Brilex will enable Hoerbiger to further expand existing competencies in its industrial core business and tap valuable synergies, especially in the passive explosion protection field. The acquisition will strengthen Hoerbiger‘s leading role as a developer, manufacturer, and global provider of performance-defining components and services, which are increasingly safety solutions focused, for the oil, gas, and process industries. “Safety and explosion protection technology continues to hold attractive development potential. Together, Hoerbiger and Brilex have excellent global growth opportunities,“ said Dr. Martin Komischke, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Hoerbiger Holding AG. ”Our goal is to position Hoerbiger even more strongly as a safety technology solution provider in the industrial process industry with performance-defining safety solutions.“
Brilex rupture disc