GDX adds operations in Canada, Mexico

By Sheena Harrison, Crain’s Detroit Business

GDX Automotive announced Monday that it has closed on the acquisition of SaarGummi operations in Quebec and Mexico. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

SaarGummi is a German-based supplier of elastomer-based and molded rubber components. About 1,000 employees work at six SaarGummi plants in Canada and Mexico.

The acquisition encompasses vehicle-sealing, glass-encapsulation and molded-rubber product operations totaling more than $80 million in annual revenue.

“The purchase of the SaarGummi operations will immediately strengthen GDX relationships with General Motors, Volkswagen, DaimlerChrysler and…

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