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Micro Matic

history & milestones

Valpar Micro Matic, based in Bangor, Northern Ireland, was established in 1982 and is known globally for being the first company in the world to produce machine made python.
​​​​​​​Since this groundbreaking invention, Valpar Micro Matic continues to be the world leading manufacturer of python and tubing.

In 2015 Valpar became part of the Micro Matic group joining a team dedicated to bringing you innovative, leading-edge products and services. Micro Matic is the global market leader in the supply of keg couplers, keg spears and dispensing solutions to the brewing industry.With an innovative mindset, a clear investment strategy and visionary leadership, Micro Matic has pioneered industry leading draft beer products and services since 1953 and are today active worldwide.

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1950-1980: The early days:

1953 - Foundation of Micro Matic

1968 - Micro Matic is converted into a limited company

1970 - Micro Matic starts production of extractor tubes

1974 - C.C. Nielsen and Svend-Aage Nielsen acquires the company

1975 - Micro Matic exports more than 90% of turnover

Old factory

​​​​​​​Micro Matic factory 1953-1981, Sanderumvej, Odense


​​​​​​​1980-1990: Shaping the conglomorate:

1981 - Micro Matic A/S relocates to a new building at Holkebjergvej, Odense - present headquarter

1983 - Micro Matic Germany and Micro Matic Luxembourg are established.

1985 - Micro Matic A/S is listed on the Danish Stock Exchange

1986 - Micro Matic aquires Triax A/S

1988 - Acquisition of Draft Systems Inc., renamed to Micro Matic USA Inc.

1989 - Micro Matic aquires Nassau Door A/S

​​​​​​​Micro Matic factory, Holkebjergvej, Odense


​​​​​​​1990-2000: Going global:

1994 - Micro Matic China is established

1998 - Acquisition of Thelen & Rodenkirchen, renamed to Micro Matic GmbH.

1998 - Acquisition of Richard Millington Ltd., renamed to Micro Matic Ltd.

1999 - Acquisition of Draft Services Inc. and Johnson Enterprises Inc., which becomes a part of Micro Matic USA Inc.

2000 - Current Shareholders acquires all shares and de-list the company from the Danish Stock Exchange.

​​​​​​​Micro Matic USA, Brooksville, Florida


​​​​​​​2000-2010: Growing great:

2001 - Micro Matic Dispense Service Ltd. and Micro Matic Dispense Service Scandinavia are established

2002 - Acquisition of EAC Japan

2002 - Micro Matic Dispense Service is established

2004 - Acquisition of SC Beverage AB and establishing of MM Service Center AB

2004 - Establishing of Micro Matic UAB

​​​​​​​MM Service Center, Varberg Sweden


​​​​​​​2010-   Full focus on beverages:

2013 - Micro Matic acquires BevTec AS, Norway including subsidiaries in Sweden and Finland

2015 - Nielsen & Nielsen Holding changes name to Micro Matic A/S

2015 - Divestment of Triax Multimedia

2015 - Acquisition of Valpar Ltd., which becomes a subsidiary of Micro Matic A/S

2015 - Acquisition of Bech Design, which becomes a subsidiary of Micro Matic A/S

2015 - Acquisition of Elogic systems

2016 - Divestment of Senmatic A/S

2016 - Triax Systems and Elogic merges into new business unit, Elogic Systems A/S

2016 - Divestment of Nassau Door A/S to Assa Abloy

2016 - Micro Matic is awarded with the Danish "E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year 2016"

2018 - Divestment of Elogic to VIA equity A/S

2021 - Acquisition of Gast Serwis, Poland

​​​​​​​2021 - Acquisition of Andale Beverage Systems, Australia

2019 - 60% of the ownership is passed on to the 2nd generation

2021 - The last 40% of the ownership is passed on to the 3rd generation

2022 - Acquisition of Porta Lancastrian, United Kingdom

2023 - Acquisition of Disptek Group -Taprite, DSI, Vin Service, and Disptek UK

​​​​​​​Valpar Micro Matic, Bangor, Northern Ireland


​​​​​​​"E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year 2016" award