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Kinshofer acquires Trevi Benne

The company says the acquisition strengthens its portfolio of demolition tools and adds additional product segments to its offering.


Kinshofer GmbH, a manufacturer of attachments for truck cranes and excavators that is based in Holzkirchen, Germany, has acquired a majority share of Trevi Benne S.p.A., a developer of demolition and scrap processing tools for excavators based in Noventa Vicentina, Italy. 

“Kinshofer continues its strategy to provide the industry with a ‘One-Stop-Shop’ solution of outstandingly engineered products to increase efficiency and, more importantly, profitability for its customers,” says Thomas Friedrich, president and CEO of Kinshofer. “The acquisition of Trevi Benne was the next step in our approach to be a global industry leader with a solid local presence.”   

Kinshofer says the acquisition of Trevi Benne is significant for three reasons:  

  • it strengthens Kinshofer’s portfolio of demolition tools;  

  • it adds additional product segments to Kinshofer’s offering; and 

  • it improves Kinshofer’s distribution channels in markets Trevi Benne has a strong presence.  

Additionally, Kinshofer says it has further enhanced local manufacturing in Italy with its Noventa Vicentina-based vertically integrated manufacturing facilities. Kinshofer says customers will be served quicker and with a wider product range.   

Trevi Benne’s industry success is based on Luca Vaccaro, co-owner and CEO of Trevi Benne, and his team’s 30 years of knowledge. With a committed and experienced workforce, Trevi Benne will continue to develop and sell its products globally. In order to meet the current market requirements, Trevi Benne and Kinshofer will recruit more staff to ensure a swift and professional market launch of the companies’ products within either sales organization. Vaccaro will remain co-owner and CEO of Trevi Benne.   

“The concentration of knowledge and competence, particularly in the demolition sector, will form a powerful center for future developments customers can only benefit from,” Vaccaro says. “The combination of both product ranges will create more ground-breaking innovations for the industry. The whole Trevi Benne team, which will stay on in its entirety, is very excited to be part of this mutual future.”   

Kinshofer’s and Trevi Benne´s employees are working on rapid integration to provide customers worldwide with their comprehensive range of products and services.