The SCHOLPP Group is a leading business service provider for the outsourcing and assembly of industrial plants and installations, as well as for transportation tasks related to heavy and sensitive capital equipment. More than 1,000 employees at 16 locations in Germany, and at three locations worldwide, perform almost 20,000 transportation and assembly services per year – in 50 countries to date. The company generated more than EUR 100 million of sales in 2011. SCHOLPP has been helping companies to meet their manufacturing plant challenges for more than 50 years. Having started as a provider of crane services, the company has meanwhile developed into the German market leader for international system services in the area of industrial assemblies worldwide.
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With a specialisation in the worldwide outsourcing and assembly of industrial plants and machinery, the SCHOLPP Group addresses around one third of the internationally relevant service market, which comprises an estimated volume of EUR 22 billion, and above-average annual growth rates of 6%. These include the installation and assembly, outsourcing, maintenance, reassembly and modernisation, as well as the dismantling and disposal of machinery and industrial plants. Significant market-drivers include the strong growth reported by the industries that the company addresses, short utilisation periods for machinery, and a higher level of maintenance intensity due to growing utilisation levels. The SCHOLPP Group enjoys significant growth potential on this fragmented market.