The REPA Group has been acquired by the PT Holdings Group of Companies
19 January 2022 – The REPA Group has been acquired by Parts Town, the American leader in foodservice equipment parts distribution. Members of the REPA Group are the German spare parts specialists GEV, the Italian companies LF and ATEL, the French leader EPGC and the UK branch CCS. All of these companies will continue to work under their own brands and out of their local distribution centers.
The acquisition of the REPA Group by the PT Holdings Group of Companies is a strategic step to enhance the availability, delivery, and overall experience of finding and buying spare parts for both service companies and foodchains, as well as for commercial kitchens and customers around the world. The alliance will allow both the REPA Group and the PT Holdings Group of companies to increase their joint spares offering, adding both new European and American brands to their joint spares portfolio.
REPA, a European leader in the distribution of spare parts, will continue to operate across all markets with all local brands. All local webshops in the Group, will remain fully operational, with an extended spares offering for professional kitchens, coffee & vending and for refrigeration technology.
Alexander Wiegand, CEO of the REPA Group, explains, “This is the next logical step in the development of REPA and in-line with our own growth aspirations. We are continuously striving to offer the best spare parts offering to the European market and joining the PT Holding Group of companies is very exciting for us. With PT Holdings we can further grow our OEM parts portfolio, offering more American brands and extending our market reach. Our customers in Europe will continue to benefit from our local dedicated service and sales teams, ordering from all local webshop as before.”
Steve Snower, CEO of PT Holdings, will lead the combined organization, with Alexander Wiegand continuing to lead the European operation for the REPA Group. Snower states, “We are very excited to welcome the REPA Group to the PT Holdings family. The REPA team is exceptional, and they have built an incredible business. This combination strengthens our global capabilities, help improve the availability of genuine OEM parts for our manufacturer partners. We will benefit greatly from their in-depth local market knowledge paired with their logistical expertise across Europe. Alexander and his team are outstanding and we look forward to driving future global growth together.”
The new organization will have significant operations in the U.S., Canada, Germany, France, Italy, the U.K., Spain, and other areas of the world.
REPA joins the parts distribution arm of PT Holdings which also has the PT Holdings Service Group and the Red Lightning Group, that is focused solely on innovation and technology to support the foodservice industry and beyond.
About PT Holdings PT
Holdings is a group comprised of different divisions, including parts distribution and a technology and innovation group. The parts distribution division is a leading distributor of OEM spare parts globally, consisting of Parts Town, Parts Town Canada, First Choice Group and Dayton Appliance Parts. The Red Lightning Group of PT Holdings is a new and separate division focusing solely on innovation to support the foodservice industry and beyond.
About REPA – The Spare Parts Group
REPA is a leading distributor of spare parts for professional kitchens, coffee and vending machines in Europe. We pride ourselves on having the largest range of high-quality spares in Europe and the best service. With several automated warehouses, 13 international locations and over 700 Employees, we are dedicated to quick & efficient delivery of spare parts – order today & receive your spares tomorrow. Members of the REPA Group include LF (Italy), GEV (Germany), EPGC (France), Atel (Italy) and CCS (UK).