The filter cluster within Indutrade strengthens its position

Indutrade acquires the Danish filter specialist Safematic A/S, which becomes a part of the Fluids & Mechanical Solutions business area, FMS. Lekang Group is also a part of the same business area within Indutrade, and will cooperate with Safematic to provide customers with the best filter solutions on the market. 

Indutrade has signed an agreement to acquire all shares in the Danish company Safematic A/S. Safematic is an expert in process and ventilation filtration, offering high-quality filter solutions to the food, energy and pharmaceutical industries, among others. The company has a comprehensive product offering, ranging from filter bags to tailor-made filter systems and aftermarket services. Based on its technical expertise in customer application areas, the company has a high degree of consultative sales and long-lasting relations with its customers and partners. Safematic has seven employees and is located in Odense, Denmark. 

Expanded expertise in filtering 

For both Lekang Group and Safematic A/S, the acquisition means that we can create an even better offering for our customers. Through close collaboration, we can deepen our expertise and expand our product range to provide customers with the best filter solutions on the market. 

“We see that it is a great advantage to have Safematic in the same business area. They have great expertise in process and ventilation filtration, which complements Lekang Group very well”, 

says Per-Arne Forsman, CEO of Lekang Group. 

Peter Skov Nielsen, founder of Safematic A/S, also sees great benefits in the acquisition. 

“With Indutrade behind us and close collaboration with Lekang Group, we believe we can develop in a more sustainable way. Our customers are the most important to us, and now we can strengthen our offering to them. We believe in long-term relationships and want to make it safe and easy for the customer”, says Peter Skov Nielsen.  

Lekang Group, a part of Indutrade 

Lekang Group consists of the companies Filterteknik A/S in Denmark, Filterteknik AB in Sweden, Lekang Filter AS in Norway and Filterteknik Suomi Oy in Finland. We are a long-term supplier of high-quality filters and contamination monitoring equipment for construction, transport, agriculture, industry, marine, aquaculture, offshore, oil and gas markets. Our vision is to simplify our customers’ everyday business through knowledge, quality and efficient services. We have offices, warehouses, customer service and technical support in Norway, Sweden and Denmark and a sales office in Finland. Lekang Group has Scandinavia’s largest storage capacity of filters, with 12,000 unique products in stock. 

Lekang Group is a part of Indutrade, an international technology and industrial business group that today consists of more than 200 companies in more than 30 countries, mainly in Europe. Lekang Group is a part of the business area Fluids & Mechanical Solutions, FMS. Indutrade aims to provide sustainable profitable growth in a decentralised way, by developing and acquiring successful companies managed by passionate entrepreneurs. Indutrade net sales totalled SEK 27 billion in 2022, and the share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in Sweden. 

For further information, please contact: 
Per-Arne Forsman 
CEO, Lekang Group  
+46 54 69 09 21 
[email protected]