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Voortman Steel Machinery Acquires Müller Opladen, Expands Product Lineup

6/6/2023 - CNC steel processing machine builder Voortman Steel Machinery has acquired Germany’s Müller Opladen GmbH, a maker of pipe processing machines. 

In an announcement, Voortman said the acquisition, which was effective 1 January 2023, expands its product portfolio, adding profile cutting machines for steel pipes, pressure vessels, and structural steel.   

“The integration of Müller Opladen is an important step forward in meeting the needs of our current and potential customers and offering a complete product portfolio for profile, plate and pipe processing,” said Mark Voortman, Voortman Steel Machinery chief executive officer. 

Müller Opladen GmbH is a global leader in 3D pipe cutting machines for the small, middle and large range of profiles. It has customers in roughly 70 countries and installations of approximately 1,000 machines.

“We’re proud to be part of a very successful and professional international organization as Voortman. What’s more, starting today, customers of Müller Opladen can take advantage of Voortman's well-known international network for customer support and consumables,” said Müller Opladen managing director Ralf Hamacher.