As announced on Planet-soaring few days ago, and despite some contradictory information denying or confirming that Graupner was in Bankruptcy, Graupner offficially becomes from the 1st of March Graupner / SJ Gmbh. In other words, SJ Propo acquired Graupner, keeping the brand name.
You can read the official announcement on Graupner Website.
The press release insists on the following points:
- Traditional business models will continue.
- Continuation of the remote control system HoTT and streamlining of the product range
- The company headquarters in Kirchheim unter Teck remains
- Previously sold products is guaranteed
What is not said is that the number of employes goes from 120 to 38 which means lots of people/family impacted, which is sad.