EPC Global Solutions Expands Capabilities in Europe with Acquisition

Company News
26 September, 2022

tradefinity GmbH, a leading German IT asset disposition (ITAD) company, with more than 15 years of experience in IT services, refurbishing and remarketing used IT equipment, has joined the EPC Global Solutions network of companies.

tradefinity will expand EPC’s capabilities in Europe by bringing 30 highly experienced employees in two locations in Frankfurt and Hamburg, that manage up to 100,000 assets yearly. This operation reinforces EPC’s mission of being a global strategic alliance for customers and will provide secure and sustainable ITAD services for medium and large enterprises throughout the region.

tradefinity joins sister companies in Europe, EPC Global Solutions UK Ltd and EPC Global Solutions Slovakia, s.r.o. With the addition of tradefinity, EPC now has 20 facilities worldwide.

tradefinity GmbH will continue to be managed by its founders Jürgen Schultes, Sebastian Haeckel, Alexander Graf and Paul Knowles.

“tradefinity has built an exceptional business, along with a state-of-the-art ITAD facility,” said Bernhard Schneider, managing director at CSI LifeCycle Leasing GmbH, new parent company of tradefinity. “Their highly-skilled team and well-established remarketing platform is a tremendous asset to the CSI family. CSI LifeCycle Leasing GmbH has been working with tradefinity to process lease returns for years, so we have first-hand experience with their professionalism and high-level of service.”

“We have dedicated our lives to establishing tradefinity as a leading ITAD provider in Germany and are excited for the opportunity to join a global ITAD business with similar exceptional services, values and mission,” said the tradefinity management team in a joint statement. “Knowing that our company will be in good hands for decades to come is a wonderful feeling. We are thrilled to join the CSI family.”

tradefinity is Blancco-certified data erasure Silver ITAD Partner, Microsoft Registered Refurbisher, DEKRA V1.2 Data erasure and DEKRA DIN SPEC 66399-3. DEKRA DIN ISO 9001, DEKRA DIN ISO 14001 and DEKRA DIN ISO 45001 certifications are currently in process.

About CSI Leasing

CSI Leasing, Inc. is one of the largest independent equipment leasing and lifecycle services companies in the world. Established in 1972, CSI has operations throughout North, Central and South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. More information is available at www.csileasing.com.

From left to right: Bernhard Schneider (CSI LifeCycle Leasing GmbH), Sebastian Haeckel (tradefinity GmbH), Damian Rushworth (EPC Global Solutions Europe), Alexander Graf (tradefinity GmbH), Paul Knowles (tradefinity GmbH), Charles Garity (CSI Leasing, Inc.), Jürgen Schultes (tradefinity GmbH)