VOL. 24 May ISSUE YEAR 2023


in Vol. 24 - May Issue - Year 2023
Lars Priess Joins Norican Group Executive Team
Lars Priess will be in charge of Wheelabrator Wheel and Norican’s European aftermarket business

Lars Priess will be in charge of Wheelabrator Wheel and Norican’s European aftermarket business

In the Spotlight

Norican Group is a world-leading provider of technology for the formation and enhancement of metallic parts. The Group is home to six leading international brands: DISA, ItalPresseGauss, StrikoWestofen, Wheelabrator, Simpson and digital brand Monitizer. Together, they offer customers a broad spectrum of integrated solutions, spanning green sand moulding, die casting, melting, transport and dosing, as well as surface preparation and sand preparation. All six brands are dependable partners to customers throughout the whole life cycle of their equipment, with comprehensive, swift and knowledgeable aftermarket and service support. Norican Group serves a wide range of industries, including the global automotive, aerospace, foundry and aluminium sectors, through a global network of engineering experts, manufacturing capacity, aftermarket upgrades and local service support. As a single, strong and worldwide partner, Norican is always there for its customers, for the life of their equipment and beyond.

Taastrup, Denmark: February 21, 2023. Norican A/S (“Norican Group”), a majority-owned, private equity portfolio company of Altor Fund IV Holding AB, has today appointed Mr. Lars Priess as Executive Vice President, effective March 1, 2023.
In relation to a request from Erich Brunner to reprioritize, Erich will take on a more focused management role within Norican and step down from the executive management team but remains a key member of the global leadership team. 
Lars Priess will join the executive team, where his responsibilities will include the global Wheelabrator Wheel and Norican European aftermarket business, working towards our mission to achieve our customers’ expectations.  
Lars is a Danish citizen and an engineer by trade with more than 20 years’ experience within the mechanical engineering sector. His latest role was as CEO of DSI Dantech.  Lars will be working out of the Norican office in Taastrup, Denmark.
Anders Wilhjelm, CEO of Norican Group, said:  “We are excited to welcome Lars to the Norican team. His extensive experience, his business acumen, as well as his personality are a strong fit with the Norican team and the journey our company is on.”
Lars Priess said: “I am excited to join Norican Group, a company with an impressive history and a strong market leading position. Over the last years, Norican has been on an exciting journey with a strong focus on, amongst others, developing cutting edge digital solutions and committing to science-based environmental targets. I look forward to working with the entire Norican organization and our customers to continue the positive developments.”

For Information: Norican Group
Højager 8, 2630 Taastrup, Denmark
Tel. +45.44.50 50 50
Fax +45.44.94 52 25
E-mail: Disa.Industries@disagroup.com