Trelleborg is driven by the interaction between organic and acquired growth. The Group pursues focused daily activities involving a number of growth initiatives at different levels and in different areas. To establish operations at a faster pace or to strengthen the positions in selected segments, niches or product segments, Trelleborg also carries out bolt-on acquisitions.
The globalization of Trelleborg’s business involves being in the right location with the right operations.
Trelleborg invests in attractive market segments and ensures optimal market presence as well as an effective and competitive business structure. Trelleborg also invests in new technology and machinery, human capital, international management, local managers and development of local markets, all with the aim of improving and honing its structure.
Trelleborg works proactively and systematically to further optimize the core processes: production, purchasing, capital management and sales. The objective is Excellence: to eliminate all types of waste, and to instead use these resources to continuously improve operation and profitability.
The long-term aim of the Excellence programs is to boost value generation for Trelleborg’s customers through systematic work with tools, training, exchange of experience and other improvement activities at all operations.
Trelleborg is today a world leader in engineered polymer solutions. The Group’s geographic balance and portfolio of operations has evolved and improved, while its market positions have strengthened.
The Group has a solid platform for continued improvements for leading positions in selected segments.
Geographic distribution of the Trelleborg Group's net sales in 2016 (2009)*
* Distribution does not necessarily reflect Trelleborg’s market exposure or the actual end market for the Group’s products and solutions, but merely invoicing addresses.