The acquisition primarily applies to the subject of the application of condensation adhesives for load-bearing timber (e.g. MUF for glulam). The agreement is valid from May 1st, 2014 and is beneficial for both parties. IFA focuses in the field of adhesive preparation on gravimetric mixing and dosing equipment, as well as storage tanks. Oest in contrast, is growing its customer base. It was a mutually beneficial and friendly take over. The companies are still cooperating.