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German Magnus Holding has taken over the majority of shares of Drehtainer GmbH. Drehtainer is a manufacturer of mission critical mobile protection systems for the civil, medical and military sector. As of April 1, 2020, Wolf-Rüdiger von Toll – according to Drehtainer a proven expert for sales and business development in the defense industry – will take over the management of the company with the task of driving further company growth.

The managing directors and sole shareholders Reinhard Glombek and Jens Harder had taken over the management of the company from co-founder Hermann Meyer in 2001. They will retire from their current management positions on May 31, 2020, but will continue to advise the company as shareholders.

Drehtainer GmbH, based in Valluhn, Germany, can look back on a long history in the development and production of special containers and special vehicle components. Drehtainer not only supplies numerous NATO forces and OEMs of the defence and aerospace industries with protection infrastructures, command posts and mission-critical mobile protection and rescue systems. The company’s portfolio also includes sophisticated developments for nuclear technology as well as special containers and hoists for industrial applications.

As a single family office, Magnus Holding is a long-term oriented investor. The majority shareholder position of Philipp Schack ensures a stable ownership structure. The top priority of the company is a long-term and sustainable development of its portfolio companies through active personal support. The focus of Magnus Holding lies in the areas of aerospace and defence, medical technology and pharmaceutical primary packaging. The majority owner of Magnus Holding has many years of operational experience as a successful entrepreneur in the defence and aerospace industries.

Together, Reinhard Glombek and Jens Harder and the new managing director Wolf-Rüdiger von Toll will reinvigorate the strategic orientation of Drehtainer GmbH, thereby ensuring consistent business development with a long-term focus.

Gerhard Heiming