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EET Europarts acquires French POS distributor
EET Europarts continues its growth and focused expansion strategy with the acquisition of JANIPOS – an important step in the direction of becoming a leading European POS distributor.
EET Europarts is pleased to announce the acquisition of JANIPOS, a leading distributor of Point of Sales and AutoID solutions primarily to the SMB market segment. JANIPOS has focused on the French and Spanish market for more than 20 years.
“This is a joyful day for both EET Europarts and JANIPOS", says Richard Gregoire, EMEA POS Business Line Director, EET Europarts, and continues: “We are convinced that this acquisition will enable us to enhance our positioning in France and Spain in an area where our customers are demanding more and more competencies and an “a la carte” type of service. JANIPOS’ brands such as Epson, Honeywell, Bixolon, and Cipherlab are already partners of EET Europarts and on top of that, the acquisition will bring new brands and strengthen our product offering to existing customers. JANIPOS’ customers will now also have access to a much broader range of products in both the POS and AutoID area and in all our other product categories”.
JANIPOS has been an active player on the market for 20 years and has earned a solid expertise in how to advise on projects for the SMB resellers segment, from initial design to deployment. With the acquisition, EET Europarts will take over a dedicated sales and support team and a total of 20 experienced employees.
Commenting on the acquisition Armand Marcos, Chairman of JANIPOS said: “For the last two decades we have grown the business to the impressive company it is today with a level of service that complemented the world-class manufacturers we represent. We are confident, that this is the right next step for JANIPOS and our exciting customers will benefit from EET Europarts’ well-founded skills and impressive portfolio”.
“We have been very successful in performing acquisitions in the past, and this is the third strategic acquisition this year. We have demonstrated the ability to develop and grow the acquired business activities with our expertise, our business model, and our wide distribution network. With the acquisition of JANIPOS focusing on SMB resellers, we strengthen our position within the POS area significantly”, says Søren Drewsen, CEO at EET Group.
JANIPOS was founded in 1998 and is an authorized distributor for major brands such as Epson, Honeywell, Bixolon, and Cipherlab. JANIPOS provides complete hardware solutions dedicated to retail outlets including space-saving solutions, POS terminal equipment, touch screens, and programmable keyboards.
JANIPOS take great pride in excellent customer service. The company carries the best Point of Sale terminals on the market and with 20 years of experience, JANIPOS have profound experience and always tailor solutions to the customers’ needs and limitations.
About EET Group
EET Group is Europe's leading distributor within: Server, Computer & Printer parts, Storage & Network, Mobile Parts & Accessories, Consumer Electronics, Surveillance & Security, Professional AV & Digital Signage, Point of Sale & Auto ID and Logistical Services.
EET Group was founded in 1986, and is today represented with 28 sales offices in 25 countries across Europe under the commercial name EET Europarts.
EET Group represents a wide range of leading brands including: HP Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Lenovo, MicroConnect, MicroBattery, Ubiquiti Networks, HP Procurve, Cisco, Synology, Qnap, B&O Play, Loewe, Podspeakers, Kensington, tado, Apple, eSTUFF, Incipio, Griffin, MicroSpareparts Mobile, Axis, Hikvision, Bosch, MicroView, Milestone, NEC, Philips, EPSON, VivoLink, Airtame, Zebra, Honeywell, Star Micronics, Datalogic, Datamax and many more.
EET Group is situated in Birkerød just north of Copenhagen and is the parent company of all EET Europarts sales entities. As such, EET Group is the backbone of the organisation and provides all back office functions within: Corporate Management, Finance, Marketing, IT, WEB- and ERP-development, Logistics, Product Management and Procurement.
The group employs more than 575 employees, serves more than 43.000 dealers and handles more than 1.100.000 deliveries per year.