Claudius Peters - 20 Years of Langley stewardship

Claudius Peters, the German plant machinery specialist, recently celebrated its twenty-year anniversary since it was acquired by British engineering conglomerate, Langley Holdings PLC from Babcock International PLC.

This week, Claudius Peters’ worldwide management team met for two days of ‘in-person’ meetings, the first since the beginning of the global pandemic, at the company’s headquarters in Buxtehude, Germany.

HQ and country MDs as well as the financial heads, met with the Langley Holdings board for a series of 2023 budget meetings, held across the two days.

“Our success in the last years is a direct consequence of our highly talented team of people, the quality of our products and the long-term support of our shareholder” said Kurt Herrmann, Managing Director, Global Sales, Claudius Peters Group GmbH.

HQ global outpost Managing Directors and financial heads at Claudius Peters Headquarters Buxtehude, Germany pictured with Mr Kurt Herrmann, Managing Director Global Sales, Claudius Peters Group GmbH (7th from the left) with Mr William Langley (centre left) and Mr Tony Langley (centre right), Mr Mike Neale, Director Langley Holdings and Mr Frank Siefert, CEO & Managing Director Claudius Peters Projects GmbH.

About Langley Holdings

Langley Holdings is a privately owned UK based engineering and industrial manufacturing group, principally producing capital equipment to diverse markets worldwide. Langley businesses are either outright market leaders, or occupy strong niche positions in their respective fields, providing advanced technologies in a solutions-based approach. The group operates in three principal areas: Power Solutions,  Print Technologies and Other Industrials.

The group’s operations are based in Germany, Italy, France the UK and Norway, with 18 production facilities in Europe, the UK and the USA.  The group more has more than 90 sales and service subsidiaries worldwide and employs around 5,300 people. It was established in 1975 by the current Chairman & CEO, Anthony Langley and remains entirely in family ownership.

About Claudius Peters

For more than a century, Claudius Peters has been producing innovative materials handling and processing systems for the global cement, gypsum, steel and alumina industries. Claudius Peters was a member of the British Babcock group from the mid-20th century, until being acquired by the British privately-owned global industrial group Langley Holdings plc in 2002. The company is headquartered near Hamburg, in Germany with regional offices in Europe, the Americas and Asia.

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