ERJ staff report (BC)
Trelleborg, Sweden - through its subsidiary Trelleborg Wheel Systems, Trelleborg Group has acquired the industrial tire business of the Dutch company Industriebanden Beheer B.V.
Industriebanden distributes and services industrial tires, such as those fitted on forklift trucks, mainly for the Dutch market. It is headquartered in Ridderkerk, the Netherlands.
Annual sales in 2012 are estimated at SEK 50m (Euro 5.8m).
Maurizio Vischi, business area president for Trelleborg Wheel Systems, said: â€œThe acquisition gives us the opportunity to expand our successful industrial tire service concept while also allowing us to grow in the areas of service and distribution in Europe. It strengthens our entire supply chain, from manufacturing to service of industrial tires. The acquired business commands a strong position in the market and has a favourable profitability record.â€
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