Trelleborg acquires manufacturer of silicone components for healthcare & medical industry
Sil-Pro is a U.S.-based privately owned contract manufacturer of high-tolerance silicone and thermoplastic components that also offers assembly for medical devices. The company specializes in Trelleborg has, through its Trelleborg Sealing Solutions business area, signed an agreement to acquire Sil-Pro, LLC.
Applications mainly for medical technology original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The acquisition complements and broadens Trelleborg’s current offering in the healthcare & medical industry. Completion of the transaction is subject to the approval of the relevant authorities.
Sil-Pro has its head office and production facility in Delano, Minnesota, in the U.S. Total sales amounted to about SEK 350 M in 2017. This bolt-on acquisition is part of Trelleborg’s strategy to strengthen its positions in attractive market segments.
“This acquisition complements our existing offering and expands our product range in such areas as drug delivery and surgical tools. The company is well-reputed with first-rate quality systems and cleanroom standards. Its expertise and capacity within tool making is a welcome addition to our current operation,” says Peter Hahn, President of the Trelleborg Sealing Solutions business area.
The transaction is expected to be finalized in the beginning of the first quarter of 2019.