Rexel takes over Brohl & Appell

In the United States Rexel is taking over Brohl & Appell from Ohio, a specialist in industrial automation and MRO services.

This takeover strengthens Rexel’s position in in these sectors, which make up approx. 15% of its turnovers in the USA.

Brohl & Appell was founded in 1889, employs 60 people in 7 branches and makes a turnover of USD 24 m (EUR 22 m).  The transaction still has to be approved by the cartel authorities, a conclusion being expected before the end of February.