TRELLEBORG FINALIZES ACQUISITION OF ADVANCED COMPOSITE COMPONENTS MANUFACTURER AND EXPANDS CAPABILITIES GLOBALLY
Leading-Edge Competencies in Next Generation Composite Manufacturing to Support Demanding Applications
NISKAYUNA, NEW YORK and TEWKESBURY, UK – Trelleborg, a world leader in engineered polymer solutions, has through its business area Trelleborg Sealing Solutions fully acquired U.S.-based privately-owned Automated Dynamics, an advanced composite components manufacturer. The bolt-on acquisition provides new, strategic technology to develop next generation composites to solve a myriad of challenging applications in industries such as marine, hydro, and aerospace, expanding into the global marketplace.
Kristian Brok, President of Global Operations Elastomers at Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, says: “Automated Dynamics’ engineering know-how and cutting-edge technology is a strategically important addition to Trelleborg. The expanded scope of capabilities and technology will be leveraged within our global market presence.”
The company is located in Niskayuna, New York. Sales amounted to approximately of $7.8 million (approx. SEK 65 M) in 2016. The transaction was consolidated on December 1, 2017.
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is one of the world’s leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of precision seals, bearings and custom-molded polymer components. It focuses on meeting the most demanding needs of aerospace, automotive and general industrial customers with innovative solutions. Its network extends to over 25 production facilities and more than 50 marketing companies globally. The business area accelerates the progress of its customers through outstanding local support, an unrivalled product range including patented products and proprietary materials, a portfolio of established brands, unique process offerings, its Service PLUS value chain solution and ‘Ease of Doing Business’ philosophy. www.tss.trelleborg.com
Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions that seal, damp and protect critical applications in demanding environments. Its innovative solutions accelerate performance for customers in a sustainable way. The Trelleborg Group has annual sales of SEK 31 billion (EUR 3.23 billion, USD 3.60 billion) and operations in about 50 countries. The Group comprises five business areas: Trelleborg Coated Systems, Trelleborg Industrial Solutions, Trelleborg Offshore & Construction, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Trelleborg Wheel Systems, and the operations of Rubena and Savatech. The Trelleborg share has been listed on the Stock Exchange since 1964 and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Large Cap. www.trelleborg.com.