ContiTech buys former Goodyear business Veyance Technologies for 1.4 billion euros

10th February 2014 | 0 Comments

Continental has concluded an agreement with equity firm The Carlyle Group to purchase Veyance Technologies Inc for roughly 1.4 billion euros. Veyance operates globally in the field of rubber and plastics technology and in 2013 recorded sales of approximately 1.5 billion Euro, around 90 per cent of which were achieved outside the automotive industry. Veyance has 27 plants around the world and a workforce of about 9,000 employees at the end of 2013. The Carlyle Group announced it had bought what was formerly Goodyear’s Engineered Products division for US$1.475 billion on 23 March 2007.

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