Worldwide Leader in Curtain Wall Industry Joins U.S.-Based Atlas’ Family of Best-in-Class, Global Manufacturing Businesses
Vittorio Veneto - Permasteelisa Group, a global leader in the engineering, project management, manufacturing, installation and after-sales service of advanced building facades, architectural envelopes and interiors, announced today that the company has been acquired by Atlas Holdings. Headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA, Atlas owns and operates 22 manufacturing and distribution companies which employ more than 25,000 associates at more than 200 facilities worldwide.
Permasteelisa Group’s three brands, Permasteelisa, Gartner and Scheldebouw, are recognized as the premier integrated providers of high quality, bespoke curtain wall solutions in the world. Collectively, the company employs more than 4,500 associates, designing, fabricating and installing premier projects out of locations in 30 countries, including nine production facilities and eight principal design offices.
“We could not have found a better partner to strengthen our company today and build a brighter future than Atlas Holdings,” said Klaus Lother, Permasteelisa Group Chief Executive Officer. “Our clients trust us to get the job done quickly and flexibly, wherever a project demands, and Atlas’ global footprint and directly relevant experience in the construction and manufacturing arenas is a perfect fit. Most importantly, they have a long-term focus and share our core values; a commitment to environmental stewardship, employee safety and delivering superior customer service. Our team is thrilled to begin working with Atlas.”
“Permasteelisa Group has brought to life some of the world’s most iconic buildings,” said Peter Bacon, Operating Partner of Atlas Holdings. “The company’s ability to execute large, complex projects is simply unmatched in the curtain wall industry.”
Permasteelisa Group’s notable projects include the Shard in London, Apple’s HQ campus in Cupertino, the World Trade Center redevelopment in New York, where the group worked on 1WTC, 3WTC and 7WTC, the World Financial Center in Shanghai, New York City’s One Vanderbilt and the International Commerce Center in Hong Kong.
“Permasteelisa Group is trusted by the world’s most visionary architects to turn their designs into reality and has a 100 percent project delivery record over its five decades of market leadership. Combining this unique positioning in the market with Atlas’ construction and manufacturing industry expertise is a ‘win-win’ for the company, its associates and its customers,” said Timothy Fazio, Atlas Holdings Co-Founder and Managing Partner. “We are thrilled to welcome Permasteelisa Group to the Atlas Family.”
About Permasteelisa Group
The Permasteelisa Group operates worldwide in the design, production and installation of architectural enclosures, curtain walls and interior systems, placing itself in a position of absolute leadership in the global reference market. In all of its projects the Group contributes with its Know-How and its experience, especially for the "Special Features Buildings," from the design phase to the successful completion, reaching the architectural expectations of its customers. Among the Group's achievements, there are some of the most prestigious contemporary architectural works in the world such as the Sydney Opera House (the first building to use the curtain wall system extensively), Eight Spruce in lower Manhattan (also known as Beekman Tower), The Shard and 20 Fenchurch Street in London, the revolutionary Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the extraordinary Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles and the MoMA in New York. To discover more, please visit www.permasteelisagroup.com.
About Atlas Holdings
Headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut and founded in 2002, Atlas and its affiliates own and operate 22 platform companies which employ more than 25,000 associates at more than 200 facilities worldwide. Atlas operates in sectors such as aluminum processing, automotive, building materials, capital equipment, construction services, food manufacturing and distribution, packaging, paper, power generation, pulp, supply chain management and wood products. Atlas’ companies together generate more than $6 billion in revenues annually. For additional information, please visit www.atlasholdingsllc.com.