Trelleborg’s acquisition of manufacturer of silicone components for the medical device market finalized

Trelleborg has finalized the acquisition of Silicone Fabricators Inc. (SSF), a U.S.-based privately-owned manufacturer of high-precision silicone components for medical technology original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The acquired company is a significant player in the important and high growth U.S. life sciences market, providing Trelleborg with a strong platform for future development.  

SSF is headquartered in Tustin, California, and has production facilities in Tustin and Paso Robles, California, as well as in Elk Rapids, Michigan. Sales amounted to approximately SEK 330 M in 2015. This bolt-on acquisition is part of Trelleborg’s strategy to strengthen its positions in attractive market segments. 

The transaction will be consolidated as of June 30, 2016.

A press release regarding the acquisition was published on June 13, 2016.