Ammeraal Beltech, a Netherlands-based developer and manufacturers of process and conveyor belting has acquired its long-standing Australian distribution partner Rydell Industrial (Belting) Co.
Based in Melbourne, Rydell has seven additional loacl branches located in Moorabbin, Victoria; Hastings, Victoria; Kings Park, New South Wales; Darra, Queensland; Darra, Queensland; Dry Creek, South Australia; and Malaga, Western Australia.
The company will operate for the time being as Rydell Beltech Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ammeraal Beltech.
Current Managing Director Wayne Durdin will continue to lead the company and its existing 88 staff. He will report to Ammeraal Beltech’s Asia Pacific operations.
Jordi Crusafon, Head of Sales & Service for the EMEA and APAC regions at Ammeraal, welcomed the move.
“Rydell are solutions providers with a strong customer-focused approach, which matches perfectly the strategy of Ammeraal Beltech. We have worked together for 25 years now, so it is therefore a great pleasure to formally welcome this excellent team to our family,” he said