VIS acquires FEW Blankenburg
VIS Traffic Industry Systems GmbH Halberstadt will acquire all shares in FEW Vehicle and development plant GmbH Blankenburg from the Villmann Group on 1 January 2020. This was announced by VIS boss Dirk Zeppenfeld. VIS has more than 175 years of experience in rail vehicle construction and has specialised in modernisation, conversion and upgrading with over 250 employees, Repair and maintenance of rail vehicles specialized for passenger transport. With the acquisition of FEW GmbH with 95 employees, it is expanding its product portfolio to include Areas 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. According to Zeppenfeld, FEW GmbH is "the ideal complement" to VIS.