Lyngsoe Systems to acquire P.V.Supa group

Lyngsoe Systems A/S Denmark, January 7th, 2021


Lyngsoe Systems Library Business Unit acquires Finnish-based P.V. Supa Group, creating the global leader in intelligent automation solutions for libraries.


Lyngsoe Systems A/S Library Business Unit has signed an agreement to acquire Finnish-based P.V. Supa and its related companies in UK (2CQR) and US (P.V. Supa Inc.).
CEO of Lyngsoe Systems, Villads Thomsen, comments: – This acquisition will be transformational for both companies and bring added benefits to our existing as well as new customers. With our combined capabilities, complementary solutions, and not least shared customer values – we will to an even higher degree deliver on our ambition to work for smarter libraries of the future.

Building on 50 years of combined experience serving the librarian, second-to-none innovative capabilities based on the Scandinavian design heritage and undisputable customer dedication, unifying two of the Library market’s leading players into one strong entity will deliver new complementary solutions and services to libraries across the world and an even stronger support to the large existing customer base.

Janne Gertsch, Managing Director of P.V. Supa says: – Together the two companies will build on an amazing legacy and provide exciting opportunities for our customers as well as employees. We look very much forward to embark on this journey together with our new colleagues.

Philip Farrell, Managing Director of 2CQR adds: – 2CQR has been a fundamental part of P.V. Supa’s growth journey during the past years and thus the synergies with Lyngsoe are many.

Cory McCoy, President of Lyngsoe Systems’ subsidiary and Pekka Vaisanen, President of P.V. Supa Inc. both comment: – What excites us the most about bringing these two like-minded companies together is the many years of experience and expertise that both companies have providing innovative world class products and customer support to libraries. Combining both companies’ amazing staff and products will create a powerhouse that will raise our company to new levels of customer support and product design, which is and will always be our top priority.

Group Business Unit Director Henrik Kjeldgaard concludes: – In a world where the societal role of the libraries is as important as ever before – we are on a continuous quest to support libraries in being and remaining indispensable to their communities. Our work is driven by the desire to help libraries automate their physical processes and free up time for truly creating a unique value to their patrons. We call it: Working for Smarter Libraries. With P.V. Supa we have found like-minded people and the missing link that will truly help us achieve our vision of supporting forward-thinking libraries making knowledge and welcoming spaces available to communities across the globe.”

Both brands will for the time being continue to operate independently, however with the aim of merging activities within the nearest future. The new company will be headquartered in Aars, Denmark.

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Facts about the companies:

Lyngsoe Systems is one of the world’s leading software developers and systems integrators of logistics solutions for a wide range of complex logistics chain environments within the library, airport, postal, supply chain and healthcare markets. The company has been designing, installing and maintaining control and track-and-trace systems for more than 40 years and are leaders within the radio frequency identification (RFID) technology market with more than 5,000 installations worldwide in more than 60 countries.

P.V. Supa is one of the leading library solution providers and manufacturers of the world. For more than 20 years, the company has developed and provided self-service applications, automated material handling systems and RFID applications exclusively for the library sector. Headquartered in Finland, P.V. Supa has serviced libraries in over 37 countries as a complete library system integrator. P.V. Supa Group includes P.V. Supa Oy (Finland), P.V. Supa Inc. (USA) and 2CQR (UK).

Nedap Library Solutions and P.V. Supa join forces

Nedap Library Solutions and P.V. Supa join forces

Groenlo, the Netherlands – 27 November, 2018

Nedap Library Solutions and P.V. Supa are announcing a strategic alliance. The first of January 2019 will mark the start of a closer and more structural partnership to serve the global library market. Nedap focuses on the hardware, P.V. Supa on the software. This alliance will strengthen both companies’ innovation and product development capabilities.

Rob Schuurman, Nedap Library Solutions’ Managing Director: “As a system integrator, P.V. Supa has developed expertise all over the world when it comes to state-of-the-art software specially designed for the library market. The combination with Nedap’s hardware has already produced various successful solutions.” Both companies’ customers and partners will get direct access to an even wider range of products and services. “Joining forces will help us get the most out of the global market expertise and synergy. Both Nedap and P.V. Supa will be able to focus on developing new products and technologies for the libraries of the future,” says Schuurman.

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About P.V. Supa

Founded in 1996, P.V. Supa is a privately owned company providing Self Check automation, Automated Material Handling Systems and RFID applications solely for libraries. Headquartered in Kerava, Finland and Plano, Texas, P.V. Supa services libraries in over 37 countries as a complete system integrator. P.V. Supa develops and produces all critical hardware and software in-house which guarantees the total quality management, product life cycle management and solid technical support. Inhouse development and production also gives the flexibility to serve libraries at any size.

About Nedap

Since the company’s founding in 1929, Nederlandsche Apparatenfabriek ‘Nedap’ N.V. has been manufacturing smart technical applications for the challenges of today and tomorrow, and selling them all over the world. Headquartered in Groenlo in the Netherlands, Nedap boasts a workforce of approx. 680 employees and operates on a global scale, while the company has been listed on Euronext Amsterdam since 1947.

Nedap Library Solutions helps libraries to maintain their relevance in the current age of information.



P.V. Supa, a privately-owned Library Technology innovator, established in 1996, and operating in 37 countries, is delighted to announce the acquisition of 100% of 2CQR shares. This significant move will see 2CQR continue as an independent company, operating across the whole of the UK & Ireland.

2CQR and P.V. have worked very closely for over 10 years, and this acquisition enables 2CQR to continue to grow and innovate in the UK Library market with stronger resources. It’s a great coming together of two companies – PV SUPA’s first class product range and reliability paired with 2CQR’s customer service and support.