Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Technoalpin Acquires Johnson Controls Neige

TechnoAlpin, a major player in snowmaking -35% market share in Europe-, has just formalized the acquisition of all the activities of Johnson Controls Neige (JCN) in France, Italy and the U.S. JCN is a snowmaking equipment market leader in France with 60% market share and 30% worldwide.
Both companies will retain their own autonomy and their own structures and management processes; JCN will change its name to MYNEIGE. The entire staff of the snow group (105 people) is retained within the new company. The objective is to develop complementary synergies, and provide operators of ski areas with superior products and services for snowmaking.
TechnoAlpin designs and builds turnkey snow-making systems all over the world. The company was founded in 1990 in Bolzano (South Tyrol/ITA) and today it boasts a network of 25 branch offices and trading partners.
Johnson Controls Neige is a specialist in snow production solutions for ski resorts since 1976. Over the years, Johnson Controls Neige has developed a strong expertise servicing ski resort operators around the world to address their challenges of the production of man-made snow.

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