Dometic Sets Up Base Camp, Acquires Front Runner Outfitters

On May 20, 2021 Dometic Corporation entered into an agreement to acquire Front Runner Vehicle Outfitters, a provider of high-quality roof racks, load bars, storage solutions and off-road accessories for the vehicle-based outdoor market.


Photo: Dometic x Front Runner

Photo: Dometic x Front Runner

This acquisition fills an important hole in Dometic’s product offerings – namely adding quality roof racks and adjacent overland storage and lifestyle products to their already top-of-line refrigeration and mobile power solutions. The merger is sure to make Dometic a dominant player in the vehicle-based adventure travel market and opens new doors for current customers of both brands through a strengthened distribution network.

The acquisition is expected to come to a close during the third quarter of 2021.


Photo: Dometic x Front Runner

Photo: Dometic x Front Runner


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ABOUT FRONT RUNNER VEHICLE OUTFITTERS:

Front Runner Vehicle Outfitters is a provider of high-quality roof racks, storage solutions and camping gear for the vehicle-based outdoor market. The company serves the South African, European, Australian and United States markets via separate regional offices. The products are sold on four continents through their own B2C channels and a well-established dealer network that is more than 1000 dealers strong. The company has approximately 320 full-time employees with the manufacturing headquarters near Johannesburg, South Africa.

ABOUT DOMETIC:

Dometic is a global market leader in branded solutions for mobile living in areas of Food & Beverage, Climate, Power & Control and Other Applications. It operates in the Americas, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) and Asia Pacific, providing products for use in recreational vehicles, trucks and premium cars, pleasure and workboats, and for a variety of other uses. It sells in approximately 100 countries and has a global distribution and dealer network in place. Dometic has approximately 6,500 employees worldwide and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.


Header image: Dometic x Front Runner

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