The Beumer Group said today that, effective July 4, it will begin offering the products of its Crisplant subsidiary to the North American marketplace. Crisplant manufactures sortation systems as well as airport baggage-handling systems.
Additionally, Beumer will be offering an enhanced customer support program in North America. The program includes an increase in staff and a new larger U.S.-headquarters facility with increased systems testing capabilities and spare parts inventory storage. Beumer announced the program at the start of ProMat 2011 in Chicago.
Beumer, which in September 2009 acquired Denmark-based Crisplant AS from the English financial investor Melrose/FKI, hopes to reach $900 million in revenue by 2013, up from $550 million in 2010. To do that, Beumer will increasingly rely on Crisplant's strong footprint in the airport baggage-handling industry.
Tony Barr, vice president of marketing for Beumer's U.S. operations, said Crisplant offers both products and implementation to support baggage-handling operations, a vertically integrated structure that will add significant revenue to Beumer in the years ahead.
Beumer expects to keep the Crisplant name for the foreseeable future, according to Barr.
Beumer is a German-based company with North American headquarters in Somerset, N.J.