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Germany-Based Detia Degesch Group Acquires Universal Fumigation Services Ltd. of British Columbia

Laudenbach, Germany — The Detia Degesch Group (DDG), based in Laudenbach, Germany, has acquired Universal Fumigation Services Ltd. (UFS), effective Monday, May 31.

UFS is headquartered in Mission, British Columbia, Canada. They are one of the leading Canadian companies in the field of stored product pest protection with a focus on ship fumigations.

“UFS’ business strategy fits well with the business model of our subsidiaries Adalia Group, Inc., Canada and Degesch America, Inc., USA,” said Dr. Marco Rudolf, CEO of Detia Degesch Group, today.

With the synergy provided by this acquisition, DDG strengthens its ongoing efforts for positive growth in the North American marketplace.

“We will be better positioned to serve customers in both the United States and Canada. Jointly, our service portfolio will bring important benefits to the extensive customer network of UFS,” said Marco Rudolf.

Business in Canada will continue to operate under its existing company name, Universal Fumigation Services Ltd., and current staffing will remain in place.

“We are pleased that UFS’ previous owner will continue to offer his Management Services to ensure a smooth transition, guiding the integration of UFS into DDG and continuing operations under the direction of Degesch America, Inc. management,” enthuses Herbert C. Yeaman, President of Degesch America, Inc.