Ansell settles acquisition of Trelleborg Protective Products

Friday, 04 May, 2012

Protective solutions company Ansell has concluded its acquisition of Trelleborg Protective Products (TPP).

Ansell will operate the former Trelleborg business under the name Ansell Protective Solutions (APS) as part of its Specialty Markets Global Business Unit. Ansell Protective Solutions provides high-end chemical protective suits, professional dry diving suits, escape hoods, medical patient care and tents/shelters to first responders, military, aerospace and industrial customers.

“We are very excited about joining the Ansell family,” said Magnus Andersson, Managing Director of APS. “Becoming part of a global leader in the personal protective equipment business will bring substantial opportunities and benefits to our customers and business partners. It will also allow us to continue to strengthen the position of our market-leading brands such as Trellchem, Trelltent and Viking.”

Thomas Draskovics, President & General Manager, Ansell Specialty Markets GBU, commented: “We are very pleased to welcome this portfolio of leading brands as part of our Specialty Markets Global Business Unit. The international sales teams, established distribution channels and complementary technologies will boost Ansell’s overall capability to break new ground and create diversified growth platforms in the targeted market segments.”

The acquisition, for €23.7 million, was previously announced on 11 April 2012.

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