01.2016: The alfanar Group has taken over all shares of Heinrich Kopp GmbH. The alfanar Group (Saudi Arabia), with more than 22,000 employees and a turnover of 2.5 billion US Dollars, is one of the major electrical equipment manufacturers. “The new membership of this established, internationally active industrial group is for us at Kopp an excellent opportunity to develop our product portfolio and to increasing and in our core markets – the electrical wholesalers, the industrial and OEM business as well as the DIY store and mail order – sustainable growth generate, “says Stephan Dörrschuck, CEO of Heinrich Kopp. The company, with Headquarters in Kahl am Main, has additional locations in Wijchen (Netherlands), Vienna (Austria) and Messadine (Tunisia). It employs approximately 550 people and is one of the leading electrical equipment manufacturers for the Schuko standard in Central Europe.