TBA acquires DB Controls
Düsseldorf, February 2011 - Through its Dutch IT subsidiary TBA, Demag Cranes has acquired the British company DB Controls, based in Doncaster (South Yorkshire, UK).
DB Controls comes with accredited software and consulting competence related to bulk materials automation and won the IBJ Award IT Solutions for Bulk Handling in 2010. The customers of the company, which in future will trade exclusively under the brand DBIS, include port and terminal operators in Great Britain, Asia and Africa, among others.
The acquisition is part of the parent company's strategy of expanding its capabilities in the field of bulk materials handling in the Port Technology segment. Thanks to the complementary service portfolio of DB Controls, Demag Cranes is expanding its range of software and consultancy services, previously geared to container terminals in the port and hinterland, to include the area of bulk materials. As a result, customers throughout the world receive a complete package from a single source. Read more.