Trelleborg’s acquisition of seal distributor within the chemical transportation sub segment finalized

Trelleborg has finalized the acquisition of the privately owned U.S.-based Carolina Seal Inc. The business specializes in the distribution of polymer seals such as O-rings, hydraulic seals and specialty kitting. The company’s largest market segment is in transportation equipment, and primarily within the fast growing sub segment for transportation of chemicals. 

The acquired business has its office and warehouse in Charlotte, North Carolina, and has annual sales of approximately SEK 50 M. 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 February 1, 2017.

A press release regarding the acquisition was published on January 23, 2017.