FAO joins the SKIOLD Group
SKIOLD France, subsidiary of the Danish group SKIOLD,
announced last week that it has just taken over control of the company FAO
situated in Vitré, France.
SKIOLD France, run by Régis ROBILLIARD, owns ACEMO, acquired in 1998, and
which employs 100 people in Pontivy (Morbihan). ACEMO designs and manufactures
equipment for the storage and handling of grain, Mill & Mix plants, and feed
distribution systems for pigs and cattle.
FAO constructs, commercialises and installs full turn-key projects.
- For grain storage, both for Industrial sites
(Cooperatives and Traders), and also for farms (Grain farmers and breeders).
- Equipment for the conservation of grains and other
cereals (drying, handling, storage, cleaning, electrics and automatisms).
- Grain transformation (equipment for on-farm Mill
& Mix plants).
- For fertilizers, and waste managementâ€¦.. (Particularly handling and
There will be no change to the structure of FAO, the actual managing
director, Jean Louis Cariolot is to remain in charge.
Via this acquisition the SKIOLD group intends to further reinforce its
position as a European leader in the field of grain processing and livestock
feeding. FAO will in turn profit from the synergy of working with other
companies within the group, and will be able to continue its development with
notably access to new European and worldwide markets.
SKIOLD is specialised in grain processing,
milling and mixing equipment, and feed distribution systems for pigs and cattle.
The group has a dozen companies based throughout Europe, employs 750 people, and
has a total annual turnover of €100m.
FAO is situated in Vitré and employs 120 people
(20 of which are in a second establishment based in St. Gervais les 3
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