History

The Trelleborg story in printing

Trelleborg has been pioneering polymer engineering and materials technology in its chosen segments for more than a century. Read about some key chapters in the recent Trelleborg story in the printing industry

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2006
2006
Trelleborg AB acquires Reeves

• The graphic arts industry has become an increasingly important market for Trelleborg since it purchased Reeves in 2006 and took over the well established Vulcan® brand

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2008
2008
Trelleborg acquires MacDermid Offset Printing Blankets and NIP Systems.
  • The acquisition from the US group MacDermid Inc was signed on June 2nd 2008. Two brands entered into the product portfolio: Rollin® and Axcyl® brands
  • This acquisition strengthens significantly our product portfolio and geographical presence around the world, providing a solid platform for continued growth in the future
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2012
2012
Trelleborg introduces the new solvent-less roller head line manufacturing process
  • The Solventless roller head line represents the advanced  sustainable solution of our printing  blanket manufacturing process.
  • It reduces CO2 emissions and eliminates the need for solvents
  • It allows waste reduction and less energy-consuming process
  • The line boasts a 3.5 meter three roll calendar
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2013
2013
Trelleborg acquires Printec® Brazil
  • This acquisition strengthens our position in high-end segments in North America, adding the Printec® brand to our portfolio
  • It covers our presence in packaging printing and specific applications as coating and beverage can
  • The state-of-the-art facility in Barueri, São Paulo, will allow the group to create a platform for local presence in the region and growth in the graphic arts industry
Trelleborg Printing 50 anniversary
2014
2014
The Italian Site of Trelleborg celebrates 50 years: 1964-2014
  • Trelleborg Coated Systems facility of Lodi Vecchio, Italy, enjoys an open evening to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Italian site based in Lodi Vecchio
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2015
2015
Trelleborg Receives Sustainability Award in the rubber goods field
  • Trelleborg Coated Systems facility of Lodi Vecchio, Italy, receives a sustainability award at the 70th anniversary celebratory event for Assogomma, the association which represents Italian rubber goods-producing companies
  • Trelleborg is committed to constantly improve sustainability in the workplace.
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2016
2016
Trelleborg expands website with worldwide printing solutions success stories
  • Trelleborg expands its website content to make it an even more effective source of information about solutions for the offset, flexo and digital markets
  • The latest addition is a section on success stories from around the world, which is constantly being extended following new interviews with distributors, partners and printers