Trelleborg, Sweden — Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (TSS) has completed the acquisition of US-based Tritec Seal LLC, a manufacturer of engineered polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) sealing systems.
The acquisition was announced Nov. 25 and was completed two days later, according to a Trelleborg release.
Based in Fenton, Michigan, Tritec Seal supplies products to a variety of end-markets including mining, industrial, motorsports, agricultural, oil and gas, and chemical industries.
The company registered total sales of SEK300 million (US $32 million) in 2018 and employs 130 people, said Trelleborg in a Nov. 25 statement.
The details of the transaction were not disclosed.
The acquisition strengthens Trelleborg’s product portfolio, primarily in rotary seals, while giving TSS access to “needed” increased manufacturing capacity, the statement said.
Trelleborg said the bolt-on acquisition was part of its strategy to strengthen its positions in attractive market segments.
“Along with Tritec Seal’s service model for the maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) market… we are also gaining a strong offering for local original equipment customers,” said Peter Hahn, president of the Trelleborg Sealing Solutions business area.