DWS S.r.l. (www.dwssystems.com) designs and produces 3D printers for prototyping and rapid manufacturing, materials for 3D design, and related software. Quality and continuous innovation are the company’s distinctive features. The company which is based in Thiene (Italy) is one of the most innovative in the sector with over 250 industrial, design and technology patents filed since 2007. DWS exports 80% of its production to more than 60 countries worldwide, with a focus in the jewelry, fashion, industrial and dental sectors. DWS is a supplier to prestigious fashion and luxury houses, among which are Bulgari, Tiffany and Cartier, and also to multinational industrial groups such as Samsung, Bose, Panasonic and Sony. The dental division, with its unique DFAB solution, is a major innovator in this sector. It has accelerated the digitization process with benefits in terms of time, cost and quality for the customer. The DFAB system has also received the Red Dot Award for industrial design in 2018.
B.group S.p.A. (www.bgroup.it) has underwritten a reserved capital increase to accelerate DWS’ strategic growth. B.group aims to strengthen the managerial team and sales network, and enhance the existing innovative solutions offered to the industrial, luxury and dental sectors. B.group S.p.A. is an entrepreneurial private equity group which directly invests capital in selected highly innovative small- and medium-sized firms. They aim to strengthen their development and growth through long-term capital increases, expertise, and international networks.
CODEX Partners prepared the Commercial Due Diligence of DWS for B.group.
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