Fusion of two railway plants
VIS Verkehrs IndustrieSysteme GmbH" in Halberstadt (see MEB 12/2019) acquired all shares in "Vehicle and development plant Blankenburg GmbH" in Blankenburg. VIS GmbH has more than 175 years of production experience in rail vehicle construction and with its more than 250 employees has specialised in the modernisation, conversion, repair and maintenance of rail vehicles for passenger transport.
With the acquisition of FEW GmbH VIS expands its product portfolio by the areas of maintenance and repair work on freight wagons and work vehicles, mobile installations in track systems (control and safety technology, retrofitting of switches and signal boards, maintenance of outdoor facilities and signage), hollow sleepers as well as lettering and foil printing. With this portfolio, its 95 employees and extensive infrastructure in Blankenburg, just 20 kilometres away, FEW GmbH is the right complement for the Halberstadt company.