Bell Microproducts buys Dutch storage biz

European expansion

Bell Microproducts has bought a high-end "storage solutions provider" in the Netherlands. Touch The Progress (TTPG) turned over $55m in 2000 and is profitable. It employs 65 people and has offices also in Belgium, Germany and Austria.

TTPG will become part of Bell Europe, joining UK-based fellow subs Ideal Hardware and Rorke Data, which hangs out in the Netherlands and Italy. ®