Adapa News: Ownership change and Chairman

Adapa News: Ownership change and Chairman

Change in Adapa A/S ownership and new Chairman

A group of 5 key-employees in Adapa have increased their shareholder position and now hold the majority of the shares in the company.

The 5 partners:

  • Claus Løkke, CEO
  • Endika Delgado, Engineering
  • Mogens Pedersen, Production
  • John Sohn, Sales
  • Jan Bak, General Manager Dubai

The 5 partners still benefit from having the investment fund “Den Midtjyske Iværksætterfond” as an institutional investor and a part of the Board of Directors.

Jens Broberg is joining the company as Chairman of the Board. Besides being an INSEAD Certified Director (INSEAD IDP-C) Jens Broberg is an experienced board member with special knowledge within Supply Chain Management, Process Optimization and Management Systems. You can find and connect with Jens on LinkedIn

 

 

News: Adapa joins The Danish Business Pavilion – EXPO2020

News: Adapa joins The Danish Business Pavilion – EXPO2020

Adapa A/S is proud to announce a partnership with The Danish Business Pavilion, Expo 2020

The Danish Business Pavilion is to present Denmark in Dubai at the EXPO 2020.

It comes natural to us to become a partner to the Danish Business Pavilion in Dubai, as many of our Adaptive Moulds are in good use in the UAE, in application materials such as concrete, composites and thermoplastic. We take part in building some of the regions finest architectural constructions and look forward to be a partner in exposing the competence of Denmark to the world” says John Sohn, Director sales, Adapa A/S.

Please find the full press release on the Danish Business Pavilion’s webpage xpo2020.dk

 

Team of Adapa Managers Buy Out Investor

Team of Adapa Managers Buy Out Investor

Together with Den Midtjyske Iværksætterfond, a team of Adapa key employees have taken over the shares of the seed investor Borean, as of January 1st 2019.

Aalborg, Denmark | Jan 20, 2019 – Based in Aalborg, Denmark, Adapa ApS has developed the only reconfigurable mould system for curved panel production. The moulds are used for the affordable fabrication of double or single curved panels in concrete, composites, plastic or glass. Presently, more than a 100 moulds have been sold to various industries.

With the share purchase, a team of 5-persons now hold the majority of shares in Adapa ApS. The investment fund ‘Den Midtjyske Iværksætterfond’ participated in the takeover and is still a strong and active co-player in the ownership of Adapa.

The team of Adapa owners consist of:

  • Claus Løkke, Adapa CEO. Claus holds a Master of Science in Business Administration and Auditing from Aalborg University and have extensive CFO and CEO experience in more companies.
  • Jan Bak, UAE Relationships and Board Member. Jan holds an MBA from the University of Leicester, UK, and has experience as CCO and CEO, as well as an extensive network throughout the UAE and the international project industry.
  • John Sohn, Sales and Boardmember. John holds an Executive MBA from Henley, UK, and a Board Governance education from INSEAD, France. He has international sales experience from more industries, among other the cement and concrete industry, along with seed and venture investment experience.
  • Mogens Pedersen, Production. Mogens has a broad production and technical drawing knowledge based on education as  a Blacksmith and Mechanical Engineer. He’s experience is from numerous industries, among others steel facades and steel constructions.
  • Endika Delgado, Engineering. Endika holds a Master of Science, Control and Automation from Aalborg University and a Master of Electronical Automation from Mondragon University, Spain.

The team secures a committed group of key employees in Adapa with a comprehensive skill set and a high level of relevant experience.

Most of Adapa’s present customers are positioned in the UAE area, whereas Jan is based in Dubai.

The international interest in Adapa is on the rise, as potential customers in other regions are discovering the benefits of the adaptive mould technology, enabling the customer a unique design freedom in design of constructions, decorations and industrial products.

During the coming months Adapa is moving into larger productions facilities in Aalborg to secure the ability to serve the growing number of international customers.

The most advanced Adaptive Mould

The most advanced Adaptive Mould

Adapa have in December 2016 had the pleasure of installing the most advanced Adaptive Mould to date to our valued client Curve Works in the Netherlands. The Machine is a great example of how far it is possible to take flexible moulding concepts and turn them into viable business opportunities for our clients.

We look forward to our future delivery of similar machines to other visionary companies around the world.

Curve Works are specializing in supplying custom panels with short lead time, within the field of thermoforming and composites.

 

Specifications

  • Minimum radius: 500 mm
  • Area: 3600 x 1560 mm
  • Motors: 528
  • Laser projector: 3D
  • Software: AdapaTools

 

Contact Curve Works

Phone: +31 (0) 611137981
Email: info@curveworks.nl
Web: www.curveworks.nl