UK safety and survival specialist acquires Norwegian PPE firm

United Kingdom
17th May 2021

UK safety and survival specialist acquires Norwegian PPE firm

Survitec, the UK-based marine safety and survival specialist, has acquired Hansen Protection, a European provider of personal protected equipment.

Survitec is a global leader in safety and survival technology for the marine, defence & government, energy, and aerospace markets. Its leisure marine brands include Crewsaver, Eurovinil and SurvitecViscom.

The transaction reinforces Survitec as a global leader for survival technology across the maritime, defence and government, energy, and aerospace markets.

Ron Krisanda, Executive Chairman at Survitec, commented:

Headquartered in Moss, Norway, with additional locations in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and the UK, Hansen Protection designs, manufactures, distributes and services personal protective equipment, protective rainwear and boat canopies, and textile solutions.

Terje Gorm Hansen, CEO for Hansen Protection, describes the acquisition as the next logical step for the growth of the combined business.

He commented:

Survitec has over 3,000 employees worldwide covering eight manufacturing facilities, producing safety and survival equipment, 15 offshore support centres and over 70 owned service centres. Survitec recently announced the finalisation of a £270 million refinancing agreement. as part of its strategic growth plans, showing strong support and confidence from the company’s shareholders and lenders.

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