Betafence announces acquisition



Betafence, the worldwide leader in the market of comprehensive solutions for high-security perimeter protection, has announced that it has acquired the intellectual property rights to cable-based anti-ram crash fences, barriers, and gates from Gibraltar US, a leader in the crash barrier products and systems. This development enables Betafence to pursue its growth strategy in the USA as well as enhancing its comprehensive offering to global customers in the Oil & Gas, Defence, and Energy sectors.

Gibraltar US has assigned to Betafence all of its worldwide rights, title, and interest in cable-based anti-ram crash fences, barriers, and gates as well as designs, patents, and certificates. Betafence will also have the right to continue to market these products globally under the Gibraltar brand.

Bill Neusch, President of Gibraltar commented, “Having enjoyed a successful partnership in the market since 2011, we are pleased that Betafence will be able to continue the innovation of these cable-based crash fences, barriers, and gates. Gibraltar will now continue to focus on marketing its other safety products”.

Michele Volpi, CEO of Betafence stated, “The patented, certified and field have proven portfolio of Gibraltar cable-based anti-ram crash fences, barriers and gates are a key addition to our perimeter security solutions offering. These products complement the physical access control systems that we acquired with SecureUSA in 2014. Having worked as Gibraltar’s exclusive distributor outside the US for the past 3 years, we have further strengthened our ability to deliver comprehensive perimeter security solutions for critical infrastructure projects in all markets.”

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Betafence ( or is a world market leader in integral outdoor security and perimeter protection including fencing solutions, access control, and detection. “Securing what matters,” with over 130 years of heritage, Betafence protects critical infrastructure, high sensitive sites, and public facilities. Betafence currently employs 1500 people and is headquartered in Belgium with eight production sites and a network of sales offices throughout the world.

Gibraltar US ( is a manufacturer and supplier of barriers offering highway safety, Perimeter Access Control and Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection. Gibraltar's innovative products can be found around the world protecting the traveling public as well as protecting high-value assets, resources, and personnel.