Lindner to get closer to its french customers

New Subsidiary in France Established

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Spittal/Drau (Austria), October 2023. Lindner, renowned manufacturer of recycling solutions, continues its expansion course. By establishing Lindner France with Croupe Cimme, the company wants to get closer to its customers and strengthen its position on the French recycling market at the same time.  

Make the most of waste. 

True to this motto, Lindner has been serving customers in the recycling industry all over the world for 75 years. From plastics recycling to waste wood processing and the production of alternative fuels with high calorific value – Lindner recycling solutions and shredders efficiently process a wide range of different waste streams into reusable materials.

Lindner France constitutes an important strategic step in its history

For the recycling pioneer, the foundation of Lindner France constitutes an important strategic step in its history. Through increased local presence, Lindner wants to foster proximity to its customers and offer tailor-made solutions and excellent, first-hand service. “France is an important market for us. Setting up Lindner France is crucial if we want to look after our French customers even more efficiently and offer them even better service”, says Michael Lackner, Managing Director at Lindner. “Thanks to our mobile shredders and our solutions for waste-to-energy and plastics recycling, we already have a strong presence on the French market. Through local contact points and service partners, we, as a brand manufacturer, also want to offer our customers the best possible service. That’s our declared goal.”

Lindner and its subsidiary Lindner France are both present at the Pollutec 2023 in Lyon, the leading trade fair for environmental and energy solutions in France. Lindner France employees are also in attendance, led by François Defrenne, President of Groupe Cimme and Managing Director of Lindner France, and Vincent Roger, Sales Director Lindner France. “With the foundation of Lindner France, we have reached an important milestone for increased customer proximity. We are looking forward to a great cooperation and to the projects we can implement together in the future," says François Defrenne.

Handshake at the Lindner booth at the Pollutec trade fair 2023 in Lyon, France.

Michael Lackner (right), Managing Director of Lindner and François Defrenne (left), Managing Director of Lindner France and President of Groupe Cimme, one of Lindner’s earliest sales partners on the French market. The newly founded subsidiary aims to increase local support for French customers and to increase service excellence further.

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