Another Step Forward: Trelleborg explains rationale behind recent acquisitions

21st March 2011 | 0 Comments
 
Another Step Forward: Trelleborg explains rationale behind recent acquisitions

Recent months have seen a flurry of expansion and acquisition activity at Trelleborg Wheel Systems. First the company enhanced its position in the European solid tyre market through the acquisition of Watts’ industrial tyre business towards the end of 2010 (it was officially finalised during February 2011). Then came the acquisition of the pneumatic tyre production lines at the former Hebei Starbright plant, which the company bought from Maine Tire in the US. Most recently the company launched its TMBlue eco-concept range at the SIMA show in Paris at the end of February. Tyres & Accessories was on hand to hear further details about the thinking behind the recent developments and noticed a significant nod in the direction of further expansion in the emerging markets.

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