Epec acquires Bram Engineers

Move expected to strengthen software development, systems engineering services in Europe

Ponsse Epec has acquired Bram Engineers.

Finnish technology company Epec Oy has acquired Bram Engineers B.V., effective November 1. The two companies have been long-time partners in the delivery of products and services for machine manufacturers for many years. The acquisition is expected make it possible to provide customers software development and systems engineering services and products related to software, electrification, autonomous systems and control systems even more widely in the future. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Epec said the transaction is in line with its growth strategy. According to Epec CEO Jyri Kylä-Kaila, the company has actively sought expansion opportunities in Europe.

“The acquisition of Bram Engineers is an important strategic development step for us, and together we will be able to better support the business operations of both Bram Engineers and Epec’s European customers. Epec’s customers are not only looking for high-tech products but also services that keep them at the forefront of machine development and manufacturing,” he said.

The acquisition is expected to strengthen the customer service of both companies. Based in the Netherlands, Epec said Bram Engineers is known for its high-quality service, and because of that Kylä-Kaila said the integration of their business with its quality requirements will be smooth.

“We have several ongoing projects with our customers related to, for example, customized products, which also opens up new cooperation opportunities for Bram Engineers’ customers,” said Kylä-Kaila.

Epec Oy, part of the Ponsse Group, is a system supplier that specialized in advanced electronics and software for machinery and commercial vehicles operating in demanding conditions, electric powertrain systems, and assistive and autonomous systems. In early 2023, Epec expanded into the United States and established an office in Milwaukee, Wis. The company also has an office focused on sales and customer support in China, as well as a dealer network around the world.


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