What does IBE stand for?

IBE is short for Industrial & Business Equipment, we provide quality products for professional use.

SECO imports Industrial & Business Equipment to Europe & North America. We actively source from more than 60 factories all over the world and serve over 50 customers, including all major players of the industry in Europe. Our product categories include Janitorial & Sanitation, Office, Outdoor, Storage, Lifting, Workshop, Transport and Work Safety.

You are welcome to direct any requests directly to our team members. Our team looks forward to hearing from you!

IBE History

SECO was founded in 1873 - to learn more about the company's full history, go to: SECO History

SECO enters the Material Handling Equipment market by importing high quality hand trucks from the company Hanaoka Sharyo Co. LTD., Japan.

SECO began sourcing from Taiwan, expanding the product portfolio.

SECO’s Material Handling Equipment business expands beyond imports from Japan and Taiwan, now including factories in China and Thailand.

SECO delivers its first products to the Japanese market.

SECO starts selling transport equipment to North America.

SECO establishes an additional product line, supplying office furniture to the USA market.

SECO expands sourcing network, now including Vietnam, Malaysia and the USA.

SECO acquires the RuXXac hand truck production and brand from our close partner BRAUCKE.

SECO Establishes SECO International Co., LTD. in Shanghai, China and a representative office in Taiwan to intensify the relationships with our customers and factories.

The Material Handling Equipment division is rebranded as Industrial & Business Equipment to better reflect the widening product portfolio.

SECO launches the new innovative version of the RuXXac Carts.

SECO opens a representative office to further explore sourcing opportunities in Vietnam.

Your Point of Contacts in the IBE Team

Mark Clopman

Mark Clopman

Managing Director

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Arne-Olaf Münchow

Arne-Olaf Münchow

Director IBE Department

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Sarah Schilling

Sarah Schilling

New Business Development

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Kay-Uwe Müller

Kay-Uwe Müller

Product Management

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Lars Schümann

Lars Schümann

Customer Service

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Monika Volkmer

Monika Volkmer

Logistics

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Gösta Kues

Gösta Kues

Data Management & Operations

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Jacky Wang

Jacky Wang

Supplier Introductions China

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Michael Lai

Michael Lai

Supplier Introductions Taiwan

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Alice Tran

Alice Tran

Supplier Introductions Vietnam

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