MBCC Group acquires Bluey Technologies

  • MBCC Group to strengthen portfolio of infrastructure and underground construction chemicals
  • Bluey Technologies offers highly specialized products and services to the civil construction industry

Mannheim, Germany, March 5, 2021 – MBCC Group, one of the leading suppliers of construction chemicals and solutions worldwide, signed a purchase agreement to acquire Bluey Technologies Pty Ltd (Bluey Technologies). The transaction was closed simultaneously with the signing. The acquisition will enhance MBCC Group’s portfolio of construction chemicals and services for the infrastructure market, whereas Bluey Technologies’ customers will benefit from the broad portfolio under the Master Builders Solutions® brand.

Based in Sydney, Australia, Bluey Technologies provides design and engineering services as well as highly specified products to the civil construction industry across Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia and Europe. The company’s extensive range of products includes engineered, high-performance cements, waterproofing products and ground improvement solutions used in critical applications for transport and civil infrastructure projects. Bluey Technologies was awarded the “Most Innovative Company” by The Australian Financial Review in 2020.

“Bluey Technologies has a strong reputation as a valuable and reliable partner in the civil construction and engineering industries providing a strong local presence, support and innovative products,” said Dr. Jochen Fabritius, CEO of MBCC Group. “We are delighted that with Bluey we will enhance our innovative portfolio and know-how to further support our clients in solutions for infrastructure, which is a key growth area for MBCC Group.”

Daniel Bosco, founder and Managing Director of Bluey Technologies, said: “We are excited to become part of MBCC Group. With our expertise at Bluey Technologies and Master Builders Solutions’ strong presence in the region, we will be able to support our customers with an even broader portfolio of products and services. This is a great platform for us to take the Bluey customer and full-service approach forward to the next level.”

“Master Builders Solutions is committed to innovation and customer focus, so award-winning Bluey Technologies is a perfect match for us,” Dr. Hicham Abel, President Africa, Middle East, Asia Pacific of MBCC Group explained. “We look forward to further developing the growth opportunities in the infrastructure markets and this agreement shows our strong commitment to continue to invest and improve our business across the region.”

With around 7,500 employees, MBCC Group operates sites and sales offices in over 60 countries.

About MBCC Group
The MBCC Group is one of the leading suppliers of construction chemicals and solutions worldwide and has emerged from the carve-out of the former BASF Construction Chemicals business from BASF Group. We offer innovative and sustainable products and solutions for the construction industry across different sectors, such as buildings, structures, underground construction, new construction, as well as for renovation. Our strong brands Master Builders Solutions®, PCI®, Thermotek®, Wolman®, Colorbiotics® and Watson Bowman Acme® are well established in the marketplace. With our innovations, we address sustainability challenges in the industry. MBCC Group consists of approximately 70 legal entities worldwide and is home to around 7,500 construction experts in over 60 countries.
For more information go to: www.mbcc-group.com
We build sustainable performance.

About Bluey Technologies
Bluey Technologies is an industry-leading civil engineering solutions provider, known for our innovative products, extensive knowledge and value-adding services. Bluey manages projects from start to finish, meaning that clients have a partner by their side with decades of experience, an engineering edge and the ability to think outside the box to ensure the job is completed right, every time. Our operations now span Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, Europe and the UK.
For more information go to: www.bluey.com.au/about