Plastic, fiber, foam and packaging specialist Essentra plc has completed the acquisition of Specialty Plastics, a distributor of protective plastic products based in Perth, Australia.
Essentra Chief Executive Colin Day said the deal adds a distribution site on Australia's west coast to Essentra's existing facility in Sydney.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Specialty Plastics serves customers in end markets including hydraulics, fabrication, construction and mining.
Essentra, which is based in Milton Keynes, England, was formerly known as Filtrona plc. The company is publicly traded, and reported 2014 sales of 865.7 million pounds ($1.3 billion).