Brenderup Group

Mont Blanc Group strengthens its position in European market through acquisition of AutoMaxi Solar


Mont Blanc Group has December 29th acquired all assets in the French company AutoMaxi Solar. "AutoMaxi Solar strengthens our position and presence in France and across Europe", says Rutger Barrdahl, Business Area Director for Load Carriers and CEO for Brenderup Group. "The acquisition secures our position as one of the main suppliers of load carrying equipment’s in Europe and gives us potential to expand our business.”

AutoMaxi Solar is an established company located in Saint-Malo founded in 2016, which manufactures load bars and components for load carrying equipment’s. The company is one of the main suppliers to Mont Blanc Group.

Through the acquisition of AutoMaxi Solar, Mont Blanc Group continues to drive the development of load carrying solutions for cars in Europe. Further on the acquisition strongly contributes to Mont Blanc´s position as a viable supplier of products for both original equipment clients and aftermarket consumers. The ambition is to continue the development and offer of an attractive product portfolio to European customers.

“We are delighted to strengthen our position as a viable supplier to our clients and to strengthen our team with experienced co-workers from AutoMaxi Solar. This will allow us to enhance and further develop our customer offering, which in turn will enable us to cater to a growing share of the European load carriers market”, says Rutger Barrdahl.




About Brenderup Group

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21136 Malmö

About Mont Blanc Group

- A leader in travelling and transportation equipment

 Mont Blanc was founded in 1947. Step by step we have developed our offer and improved quality, safety and sustainability. We have worked tirelessly and today we are a leader in travelling and transportation equipment for cars.

Our equipment is always professional standard, available to everyone, easy to install and use and designed perfectly for its’ intended purpose. 

As a recognized and appreciated consumer brand with acknowledged benefits in terms of function and reliable performance, we have gained our customers’ trust, both home in Scandinavia and across the world.

Mont Blanc also acts as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and is often the global car industry’s first choice of partner and supplier. Our production sites are located in Romania and France with Research & Development activities conducted in France and Sweden.


Mont Blanc Group is a part of the Brenderup Group - Scandinavia’s largest provider of trailers – and one of Europe’s leading brands in trailers and load carrier systems. We act based on our core values; Listen, Act, Be Accountable, Contribute, Together. Our products are available for purchase as well as for rental, and they are used by millions of homeowners and professionals. We can look back on more than 80 years of development with well-recognized brands such as Brenderup, Fogelsta, Ellebi, OneWay, Transparts and Mont Blanc giving our customers reliable and easy to use trailers as well as a wide range of accessories and load carrier systems. 

Brenderup Group has 580 employees at four production and assembly sites, along with sales offices in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Poland, Romania, Germany, France and Italy. Head office is situated in Malmö, Sweden. The Group has an annual turnover of approx. SEK 970 million.