EVOCA acquires Spanish manufacturer

The EVOCA Group has acquired Quality Espresso S.A. (“QE”), one of the largest manufacturers of professional manual espresso machines and complementary accessories in Spain.

Based in Barcelona, QE sells espresso equipment under the brands Futurmat, Visacrem, Italcrem and Mairali worldwide, and owns the Gaggia brand for the Iberian Peninsula and for most of the Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America.

With this acquisition, EVOCA strengthens its position in the Ho.Re.Ca. market, expanding its existing range of manual espresso machines, while leveraging QE’s expertise. It also complements the planned relaunch of the iconic Gaggia brand and supports the development of innovative technologies, such as telemetry, currently offered for QE ranges of manual machines.

Chief executive officer of EVOCA SpA Andrea Zocchi said: “Our goal is to develop QE further, keeping its current structure and enhancing its manufacturing site in Barcelona. We also intend to support QE in developing its product range and in promoting sales abroad, by leveraging the EVOCA commercial network worldwide.

We look forward to beginning the integration process in order to provide our customers with an enriched proposal in terms of expertise, quality products and services.”