Ventana Group produces highly engineered cast and machined high precision parts for the worldwide aerospace industry. Ventana operates four foundries for aluminum, magnesium and steel alloys parts, four specialty machining companies and three factories for precision welded components. Its headquarter is located near Pau, in the middle of France’s “aerospace valley”.
Frauenthal Group is a is a Vienna, Austria, based conglomerate with a pan-European presence. Its corporate claim is “strength through diversity”, and it is committed to long-term value growth. Its two divisions, Frauenthal Automotive and Frauenthal Trade, offer premium products and services that deliver outstanding customer benefits. Frauenthal Holding AG’s shares are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange.
Frauenthal Trade comprises Austrian plumbing, heating and cooling supplies wholesalers SHT and ÖAG. SHT has been part of the Frauenthal Group since 2005, while ÖAG was acquired in 2014. Both operate as independent companies and brands. ÖAG also has a civil engineering and industrial business, which is operated by Kontinentale.
is a premium supplier and development partner to automotive OEMs, with a total of six production sites located in four different European countries and two overseas.
Montana Holding Gesellschaft m.b.H. is the private investment company of Irmgard Lettner and Ernst Lemberger. It is based in Vienna, Austria, and regroups shareholdings in companies acquired over the last 32 years. Its most significant investments are a majority share in Ventana s.a.s., held with French co-investors Guy Kilhoffer and Gérard Russo and a significant indirectly held share in Frauenthal Holding AG of Vienna, Austria. For comprehensive information on our holdings, please visit the websites www.frauenthal.at and www.ventana-group.eu
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shareholdings in % . Frauenthal holds 8,3% of its own shares.
Consolidation in the aeronautics industry Merger of the Nexteam and Ventana groups to create a leading industrial player Marmande and Narcastet, 6 October 2021 – Nexteam Group and Ventana Group announce their merger to create a leading industrial player serving the aeronautics, space and defence sectors. This project reflects the aim of the shareholders[…]
Triomega was a spin-off from Trigamma Vermögensverwaltung GmbH, the former joint holding company of Hannes Winkler and Ernst Lemberger, FVV Frauenthal Vermögensverwaltung GmbH. Triomega held shares in Tridelta Heal Beteiligungsgesellschaft s.a. of Luxembourg, which indirectly holds 62,78 % of the shares of Frauenthal Holding Aktiengesellschaft of Vienna, Austria, which is listed on the Vienna Stock[…]
With the aerospace sector hard hit by the Covid crisis, Airbus production being down by 40%, Boeing production down by 80%, Ventana has implemented an extensive restructuring program. The newly acquired subsidiary in Casablanca has been shut down. In all abt. 230 redundancies have been announced and are being implemented. Despite the downturn, Ventana continues[…]
Montana’s subsidiary Ventana s.a.s. has acquired Groupe AEMI, a French Tier one supplier to the aerospace industry from its founding owner AEMI with plants in Bordeaux, near Porto in Portugal, Casablanca, Morocco, and Sousse, Tunisia, with a staff of 370 and a turnover of 21 m€, develops and produces precision engineered mechanical parts, essentially for[…]
Montana’s subsidiary Ventana s.a.s. has acquired ALSENAM, a French tier one supplier to the aerospace industry from the French technology group ALCEN. ALSENAM with plants in Bordeaux and Narcastet, France, and Sousse, Tunisia, with a staff of 175 and a turnover of 16 m€, develops and produces fine sheet metal and[…]
Ventana was chosen to participate in the French program for entepreneurial excellence “French Fab”. Article from the French business newspaper “La Tribune”: https://www.latribune.fr/economie/france/industrie-dans-nos-territoires/un-nouveau-modele-industriel-francais-en-gestation-815019.html
The Foundry in Arudy celebrates its 80th anniversary with an 11 MEUR investment of Ventana Group in its „factory of the future“: La République des Pyrénées 220918
The production site of Ventana Group in the Ossau Valley with 180 employees, is being extended and modernised. Ventana Group invests 11 MEUR to consolidate its position: La République des Pyrénées 18032017
In accordance with its strategy based on external growth, Ventana has just acquired two companies outside France. These acquisitions enable the group to enter new markets and to acquire new competences in their core business. air-_cosmos-oct-2016
Ventana invests massively in its Arudy, France, magnesium and aluminum aerospace casting facility. € 15 M are to be invested in state-of-the art technology for 3-D sand printing for molds, robotization, numeric NDT and new production, research and office buildings. Niedercorn, Frank. (April 2016). „Ventana investit dans la fonderie en Béarn“, in: LesEchos.fr. Retrieved[…]