Graupner becomes Graupner / SJ Gmbh

As announced on Planet-soaring few days ago, and despite some contradictory information denying or confirming that Graupner was in Bankruptcy, Graupner offficially becomes from the 1st of March Graupner / SJ Gmbh. In other words, SJ Propo acquired Graupner, keeping the brand name.

You can read the official announcement on Graupner Website.

The press release insists on the following points:


  • Traditional business models will continue.
  • Continuation of the remote control system HoTT and streamlining of the product range
  • The company headquarters in Kirchheim unter Teck remains
  • Previously sold products is guaranteed
What is not said is that the number of employes goes from 120 to 38 which means lots of people/family impacted, which is sad.

Comments

  1. Sadly after many famous italian brands,rossi picco ops cmb supertigre cipolla barbini(all engines), aviomodelli mantua sebìno zanin(manufacturers) ecc,another milestone of modeling world fades away and its remains go east.

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