Swiss group Schweiter Technologies AG has completed its acquisition of Athlone Extrusions Ltd., which was previously announced July 3.
Athlone Extrusions is based in Athlone, Ireland, and is one of the leading manufacturers of colored opaque multilayer plastic sheeting in Europe. The plastic sheets are primarily used by thermoformers.
The company is a privately owned, independent thermoplastic sheet extruder and compounder.
The 14,000-square-meter facility in Athlone has a production capacity of 28,000 metric tons per year.
Athlone Extrusions has sales offices in Ireland, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands and exports to over 40 countries worldwide.
The Horgen, Switzerland-based Schweiter Technologies is a group of companies developing manufacturing and commercializing composite panels and core materials for sandwich constructions.
The group had a workforce of 4,300 employees worldwide in 2016.