Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has acquired the privately owned U.S. distributor AFM Inc., which has about 45 employees and annual sales of approximately $33 million (€9 M , SEK 85 M).
AFM is a rapidly growing distributor of hydraulic seals and customized rubber components with its head office in Portland, Oregon and an office in Fresno, California. The company’s range of products includes dynamic seals, static seals and rotary seals. The bulk of AFM’s current sales are to OEM customers within several industrial segments including aerospace. AFM’s operations will be integrated into Trelleborg Sealing Solutions.
“AFM is a profitable and well-managed company with a wide range of products. This acquisition increases the Trelleborg Sealing Solutions market presence in the U.S. Northwest and central California,” says Claus Barsøe, Business Area President of Trelleborg Sealing Solutions.