Trelleborg sells molded goods production for household appliances

Focusing and concentration of operations continues within Trelleborg Engineered Systems Trelleborg sells molded goods production for household appliances The Trelleborg Group's Engineered Systems business area is continuing to streamline its product portfolio and has signed an agreement to sell its molded goods production operations in Skelton, England, which is part of Trelleborg Industries UK Ltd. This operation, which had sales of about GBP 3.1 M in 2001, with approximately 60 employees, produces molded goods for primarily the British household appliances industry. The purchaser is an English subsidiary of Industrie Ilpea S.p.A., a wordwide Industrial Group with headquarter in Malgesso - Varese - Italy. Trelleborg's earnings have been adversely affected by the operations of the molded goods unit in Skelton for the past few years. For further information please contact Senior Vice President Mikael Byström, telephone: +46-410 670 37 (mobile: 0708-55 21 69) or the Trelleborg Corporate Communications Department, telephone: +46-410 670 00. Trelleborg is a global industrial group. Operations are based on spearhead competence within polymer materials and a high level of industrial know-how, combined with functional solutions and systems designed to meet the needs of our customers. The Trelleborg Group has annual sales of SEK 19 billion, with approximately 16,000 employees in 40 countries. Trelleborg consists of four business areas: Trelleborg Automotive, Trelleborg Wheel Systems, Trelleborg Engineered Systems and Trelleborg Building Systems. The Trelleborg share has been quoted on the A list of the Stockholm Exchange since 1964. Industrie Ilpea is a global industrial Group. The core businesses are magnetic sealing systems and extruded and moulded products used by appliance, automotive and building industriies. Ilpea Group has annual sales of 400 Meuro and with approximately 4500 employees worldwide. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: