RUF describes itself as a manufacturer of hydraulic briquetting presses, while C.F. Nielsen manufactures mechanical briquetting presses. RUF says that together the two companies “will master all important briquetting technologies and the co-operation, synergies, continuous development and marketing efforts will be of great benefit to [our] customers.”
The two companies will continue to operate as independent firms and the management of C.F. Nielsen will remain in place, according to a RUF news release. The two brands RUF and C.F. Nielsen will remain, but management will focus on combined marketing efforts.