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With Gimv, we have found a strong partner to continue our successful journey by executing on the wide range of opportunities in Germany and abroad.

Benedikt Fleig - CEO


Variotech is Germany’s leading manufacturer of innovative workpiece carriers, which are primarily used in fully automated manufacturing processes for transporting and handling components of various forms and sizes. The company’s customized products predominantly comprise reusable, exceptionally durable workpiece carriers that are manufactured almost exclusively from recycled materials by thermoforming.

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EUR 20,1 m

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When ambition meets ambition

Variotech is characterised by high innovative strength, agility and manufacturing penetration. During product development, the experts ensure close collaboration  with its customers in order to find the perfect interaction between the workpiece, the carrier and robotics. Variotech supplies customers from a broad range of industries, such as the automotive industry, electronics, semiconductor technology, and medical technology but also household technology and consumer goods. In addition to the continued growth in the European home market, the company defined an ambitious expansion strategy for  North America with its recently established subsidiary in Indianapolis.

Together, we build a leading company

With Variotech we are delighted to have a fantastic new addition to our Smart Industries portfolio and we are proud having convinced with our partnership offering and our well-balanced, hands-on approach.

Together with the management and the entire team we want to implement our growth plans without delay and leverage Variotech’s top-class performance as a customer-oriented enabler for sophisticated and technically perfected automation


Customized workpiece carriers for industrial automation
EUR 20,1 m