Press Release

Martock 20 March 2017

Unwin acquires MarTech, Kliplev A/S

Unwin is pleased to announce its acquisition of the Danish company MarTech, Kliplev A/S. MarTech is famous for its high-tech aluminium flooring system ‘Spacefloor’.

As the leading name in flooring, wheelchair restraint and occupant safety solutions, Unwin caters to manufacturers of accessible vehicles for people with disabilities. With the addition of the MarTech portfolio, Unwin is now able to meet the demand for a wider product range and higher production capacity.

Chris Hellier, CEO of Unwin says:
“We see a great opportunity with MarTech. This acquisition improves our ability to meet industry demands for flooring products. It will also allow us to grow our flooring business in mainland Europe. I am really looking forward to be able to offer the MarTech Spacefloor and the rest of the portfolio to the market.”

MarTech will continue to operate from its location in Aabenraa, Denmark, as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unwin.

"We are very pleased that MarTech has been acquired by the Unwin and Autoadapt group. We see this as a very positive step for the future of both MarTech and the product portfolio. We are also pleased that the staff and location will remain as they are today” stated Martin Christensen, founder of MarTech, Kliplev A/S.

Unwin, an Autoadapt company, is part of the worldwide group with Autoadapt, BraunAbility, Bruno Independent Living Aids and Foca-Braun, offering innovative solutions for the improvement of safe, independent living for wheelchair users. Trusted across the world by passenger and safety professionals, the group delivers crash-tested solutions to maximise accessibility for all.

MarTech is a company based in Aabenraa in the South of Denmark very close to the German border. MarTech was established to manufacture and supply full aluminium flooring solutions to the conversion industry.  Over time MarTech has created a number of variants of the floor to suit many applications, M1, M2 Lightweight and also floors with integral underfloor heating systems. The floors are also supplied fully profiled to fit each vehicle and can be supplied as either a whole floor or two halves.

MarTech offers a number of seating solutions including their own Twin Lock set leg complete with a fully tested seat. This enables MarTech to deliver a fully tested package of parts coupled with the Unwin product range.

Unwin

With over 60 years in the industry, Unwin - an Autoadapt company, is a pioneer in wheelchair restraint and occupant safety solutions. All manufacturing, design and testing facilities are located in a modern factory in Somerset, UK. Trusted across the world by passengers and safety professionals, Unwin delivers complete wheelchair safety solutions to maximise accessibility for all.

 

MarTech, Kliplev A/S

MarTech is a company based in Aabenraa in the South of Denmark. As a manufacturer of SpaceFloor®, an aluminium flooring solution geared toward vehicle conversion, MarTech is considered an industry pioneer. Additionally the company offers a number of seating solutions including their own Twin Lock, complete with a fully tested seat.

 

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