GESCO AG is an investment holding company, which engages in the acquisition of small and medium-sized enterprises. It operates through the following segments: Tool Manufacture and Mechanical Engineering, Plastics Technology, Gesco AG, and Other and Consolidation. The Tool Manufacture and Mechanical Engineering segment produces machines and tools, and provides related services. The Plastics Technology segment includes plastic processing companies that manufacture injection-moulded plastic parts as well as plastic and paper sticks. The Gesco AG segment comprises the activities of the firm as an investment holding company. The Other and Consolidation segment pertains to companies that are not assigned to any other segment as well as consolidation effects and reconciliations. The company was founded by Klaus MÃ¶llerfriedrich in 1989 and is headquartered in Wuppertal, Germany.