25-Aug-2022 - SOPAT GmbH

SOPAT acquires Parsum

SOPAT GmbH, a cutting-edge technology provider in the field of inline process instrumentation, takes the next step towards growth. SOPAT announced that the Parsum – Gesellschaft für Partikel-, Strömungs- und Umweltmeßtechnik mbH – will become part of the SOPAT family with effect of 12th of August 2022. 30% of the company shares will be acquired by our investor WZ Process B.V., SOPAT GmbH will take over 70% of the shares.

“We are looking forward to continuing the successful history of Parsum,” comments Jörn Emmerich (CEO, SOPAT) on the acquisition. “Our ambition will be to leverage Parsum's immense international potential and continue to grow together.” Dr. Sebastian Maaß (CSO, SOPAT) adds, “We always want to offer our customers the best solution for the process challenge at hand. Parsum fits perfectly into our product range with its special laser-based measurement technique and thus strengthens the application area in powder-, granule- and solid-dominated process applications.”

Stefan Dietrich (CEO, Parsum) is also enthusiastic about the merger with SOPAT: “This ensures the continued existence of the Parsum brand and the further development of the Parsum technology. We are certain that we have found the ideal partner in SOPAT, which is very familiar with the growing future market of inline particle measurement technology and has the potential to become the future world market leader.”

“SOPAT has a strong vision and a clear path forward. The integration of Parsum will foster that vision and we are happy to support this growing adventure through our financial and strategic resources. German engineering at its best fits perfectly into our portfolio” (Alexander Vranken, investment manager, WZ Process B.V.).

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