RUF Briquetting Systems acquires Danish equipment company

Acquisition combines two briquetting system manufacturing companies.

Zaisertshofen, Germany-based RUF Briquetting Systems has announced the acquisition of C.F. Nielsen A/S of Baelum, Denmark.

RUF describes itself as a manufacturer of hydraulic briquetting presses, while C.F. Nielsen manufactures mechanical briquetting presses. RUF says that together the two companies “will master all important briquetting technologies and the co-operation, synergies, continuous development and marketing efforts will be of great benefit to [our] customers.”

The two companies will continue to operate as independent firms and the management of C.F. Nielsen will remain in place, according to a RUF news release. The two brands RUF and C.F. Nielsen will remain, but management will focus on combined marketing efforts.