June 10, 2023


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Bruynzeel acquires American museum storage specialist Delta

Bruynzeel Storage Systems, one of Europe’s market leaders in mobile data storage, has acquired Kansas, US company Delta Designs.

Delta Designs is a data storage specialist in North America for museum and institutions collection storage and is renowned for its high quality custom made museum cabinets.

This acquisition, in one of its core segments, helps expanding Bruynzeel’s global leadership and accelerates the overall growth strategy to exceed €100 million turnover before 2026.

The North American market is the largest in the world for professional storage solutions and Bruynzeel has strong growth ambitions in this region. It is the second acquisition in North America after RDT Concepts in 2021.

The deal is seen as two strong brands in the museum segment complementing each other.

Bruynzeel will leverage the strong reputation and connections of Delta in America and will complement its existing portfolio with best in class Hermetically Sealed Museum Grade (HSMG) cabinets.

Delta leverages the global presence, high quality advanced production & engineering capabilities and broad portfolio of Bruynzeel to offer a total solution to existing customers in North America. On top Delta can broaden it’s offering to adjacent segments like universities and archives.

Bruynzeel and Delta share a passion for quality, customer centricity and sustainable preservation. Both companies have worked with many iconic customers in long term relationships.

Delta has worked with leading institutions like the Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, MIT Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, the Smithsonian, the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard and many other notable Ivy League Universities.

Bruynzeel has for many years worked with respected customers like Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen, Centre Pompidou, CC-NL (CollectionCentre Netherlands), Louvre, Rijksmuseum, Science Museum, Stedelijk Museum, Van Gogh Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum, the Vatican and St Andrews University. Together Bruynzeel and Delta want to expand global leadership and offer the best total solution to museums, institutions and precious collections.

Alexander Collot d’Escury, CEO Bruynzeel, says: “With the acquisition of Delta Designs we are further able to expand our global leadership of storage solutions for museums and institutions.

“I am thrilled that Brett and his experienced team of skilled professionals will join the Bruynzeel Storage Group. I look forward to see Brett joining our Management Team.

“Bruynzeel and Delta together will be able to offer a complete offering to customers in North America and across the globe.

“As most sustainable producer in the industry we see a lot of opportunities in the US, where sustainability criteria are increasing in importance and more and more being integrated in customer requirements and tender criteria. We are excited to embark on this journey together.”

Brett Danielson, president at Delta Designs, says: “I am truly excited that Delta joins the Bruynzeel Storage Group, the global market leader for the museum segment.

“Both companies share its passion for delivering a top customer experience, delivering high quality and custom-made solutions.

“I am convinced that by leveraging our shared and complementary strengths we will be able to accelerate our growth by offering a richer and more complete portfolio to our customers around the world. I can’t wait to join my new colleagues and start this exciting new journey.”