EMG van de Meerakker Joins Sonepar in the Netherlands01.07.16
Sonepar announces that EMG van de Meerakker has joined Sonepar in the Netherlands, effective June 30, 2016.
Founded in 2007, EMG van de Meerakker is a specialized electrotechnical equipment wholesaler for industry and the machine and panel construction sectors. The company reported sales of €19.2 million in 2015, with 35 associates in 4 branches in Weert, Veghel, Barendrecht and Veenendaal.
EMG van de Meerakker will join the existing network of Van Egmond Group, one of the Dutch operating companies of Sonepar. With this acquisition, Van Egmond Group is now an expanded operating company that, on a pro forma basis, would have had sales of €69 million and 141 associates in 2015.
Sonepar is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products and related services. Founded in 1969, Sonepar employs 43,000 associates through 2,800 branches in 44 countries. Thanks to continuous growth, the company posted sales of €20.2 billion in 2015.