Juwö Poroton-Werke takes over Zeller Poroton

With effect from 1 January 2017, Juwö Poroton-Werke Ernst Jungk u. Sohn GmbH, Wöllstein (Rhineland-Palatinate) has acquired Adolf Zeller GmbH & Co. Poroton Ziegelwerke KG, Alzenau (Bavaria).
With this takeover, Juwö Poroton-Werke, with a turnover of almost € 30 mill. and 138 employees. is one of the biggest clay block manufacturers in the Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse, Northern Bavaria and the Saarland regions and therefore one of the leading building materials manufacturers in the metropolitan Rhine-Main region as well as in Western and Southwestern Germany. Zeller Poroton will be retained as the company name under the umbrella and corporate design of Juwö Poroton-Werke. All employees will be kept on. Confidentiality was agreed with regard to the sale price.

Juwö Poroton-Werke and Zeller Poroton are already undertaking joint product development and management and are founding members of the “Mein Ziegelhaus”-Group, an umbrella organization to which seven masonry block manufacturers belong. “With the takeover, the strengths of the plants will be bundled and focussed under a unified management. The goal is to secure and extend the excellent position of clay brick as a building material in the future”, says Dipl.-Kfm. Univ. Stefan Jungk, owner and Managing Director of the Juwö Poroton-Werke.

The family company Juwö Poroton-Werke has been a specialist in high-thermal-insulation full ceramic masonry bricks since 1862, is winner of the Grand Prize for SMEs and Company of the Year 2017 in the Alzey-Worms district.

Zeller Poroton is a pioneer in the modern clay brick and tile industry. Bricks have been fired in Alzenau since 1808. The company was one of the first manufacturers of Poroton clay blocks in Germany, and the first clay block filled with mineral wool (MZ block) was made in Alzenau.

Source Ziegelindustrie International

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