The acquisition builds on our existing regional presence and specialism in personal & protective equipment.

Cañellas Protecció specialises in occupational risk prevention and has extensive experience of distributing into sectors including food and drink, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.

Founded by current owner Albert Cañellas in 2012, it has a workforce of 15 people and an annual turnover of €6m.

Commenting on the acquisition, Jesús Martínez Planas, CEO of Rubix Spain said: “Cañellas Protecció has a great reputation in the market. This acquisition reinforces our presence in Catalonia and underlines our commitment to industrial safety. We are excited to welcome Cañellas Protecció to the Rubix family and look forward to benefitting from their experience and complementary specialist knowledge.”

Albert Cañellas adds: “This is a great step for Ceñellas Protecció. It will open new opportunities and allow us to benefit from the experience and capabilities of a leading distributor, supporting the next stage of our development.”