A1 Electronics joins Metis Group A1 Electronics joins Metis Group A1 Electronics joins Metis Group

A1 Electronics joins Metis Group


Eindhoven, 27 March 2024 –Metis Group has entered into an agreement with Strukton to acquire A1 Electronics, a provider of electronics manufacturing services, located in Almelo, the Netherlands. With A1 Electronics joining Metis, as per today, the group further strengthens its position in the growing electronics market.

A1 Electronics and its subsidiary Buca Electronics provide electronic manufacturing services focused on the high-mix, low-volume segment, servicing ~100 customers. The current management team consisting of Rudy and Rob Oude Vrielink, and Lamber Voortman, will participate as minority shareholders and maintain their roles as managing directors of A1 to ensure continuity and support further growth of the company.

The mutual strategic-operational collaboration with Metis will enable A1 Electronics to achieve an acceleration of growth and further increase the added value for its customers. A1 complements Metis Group with its very high-mix, low-volume production capabilities, and adds potting and cable assembly capabilities. Whereas Metis’ extensive engineering, technology and higher volume production capabilities will be beneficial for A1’s customers.

Reinier Beltman, CEO of Metis Group, remarks: “Following the launch of the Metis Group earlier this year, we are excited to welcome A1 Electronics to the Group. With over 23 years of experience, A1 Electronics is a very valuable addition. Joining forces will accelerate our joint growth path. We are looking forward to work with Rob, Rudy, Lamber and the team”.

Rudy Oude Vrielink, Managing Director of A1, adds: “We are excited to join Metis Group and are pleased to have found a partner that endorses our philosophy and enables us to provide even more added value to our customers. We look forward to the collaboration with Metis”.

Boris Wirtz, chairman of Metis Group’s Supervisory Board, concludes: "As Supervisory Board we are pleased to welcome A1 to the Metis Group. The acquisition fits perfectly in our buy-and-build strategy which is focused on creating a group of high-quality electronics companies that complement and strengthen each other, whereby we concentrate on realizing synergies through continued knowledge and best-practice sharing”.

About A1 Electronics
Established in 2001, A1 Electronics has developed into a one-stop provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS). The Company specializes in assembling printed circuit boards and integrated finalized products. Its capabilities include SMT, THT, cable assembly, box-build, testing, potting, logistics and lifecycle management services.

A1 Electronics distinguishes itself through its seamless integration of quality and delivery performance. Its commitment to excellence begins with qualified and skilled personnel, supported by a state-of-the-art machine park that adheres to the latest industry guidelines and certifications. 
The company has demonstrated its commitment to social responsibility, notably through its subsidiary Buca Electronics, which exclusively employs individuals with a distance to the labor market.

For more information about A1 Electronics, please visit https://www.a1electronics.nl

About Metis Group
Metis Group is a group of electronics companies that provide development, manufacturing and product life cycle management services to customers in a variety of markets. With a combined revenue of well over EUR 130M+ and a strong and committed workforce of 500+ employees across multiple locations in the Netherlands including Eindhoven, Veendam, Drachten and Almelo; Metis Group is ready to support its partners with high-tech electronics solutions.

For more information about Metis Group and its subsidiaries, please visit https://metis-group.nl