SOURCE: Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

April 27, 2011 15:00 ET

Trelleborg Shows Collective Strength at Offshore Technology Conference 2011

FORT WAYNE, IN--(Marketwire - Apr 27, 2011) - Trelleborg will showcase its vast product portfolio for the offshore industry at this year's Offshore Technology Conference May 2-5 in Houston.

The oil and gas industry is a key focus for Trelleborg (STKM: TREL-B). The Sealing Solutions,Offshore and Industrial Hose businesses will demonstrate a number of new technologies in Booth 5217 at the exhibition, including the vortex induced vibration (VIV) system and a range of Explosive Decompression Resistant (EDR) materials.

"Our commitment to the oil and gas industry can be further demonstrated through our new Brazil facility, planned for completion this year, which will be dedicated to the production of a wide range of syntactic, buoyancy and polymer-based solutions for offshore topside and subsea oil and gas exploration," says Phil Walsh, global marketing manager for Trelleborg Offshore.

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions will showcase its unique XplorR™ range of EDR materials formulated for the oil and gas industry, along with its new FlexiMold™ technology, which enables the production of giant high-quality seals that meet the high-integrity needs of the oil and gas industry. The Trelleborg Sealing Solutions team will be demonstrating its online and mobile apps designed to make seal specification easier.

Trelleborg Offshore's vortex induced vibration system has been developed to reduce VIV fatigue in pipelines. The unique modular design of the T-Strake enables more efficient transportation and installation than traditional solutions.

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is one of the world's leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of precision seals. It supports its aerospace, industrial and automotive customers through more than 20 production facilities and 40 marketing companies globally. Within its portfolio are brands including Busak+Shamban, Chase Walton, Dowty, Forsheda, GNL, Palmer Chenard, Shamban, Skega and Stefa, along with proprietary products and materials such as Turcon®, Zurcon®, Orkot®, Isolast®, Stepseal® and Wills Rings®. www.tss.trelleborg.com

Trelleborg is a global industrial group whose leading positions are based on advanced polymer technology and in-depth applications know-how. Trelleborg develops high-performance solutions that seal, damp and protect in demanding industrial environments. The Trelleborg Group had annual sales 2010 of approximately SEK 27 billion (EUR 2.5 billion), with around 20,000 employees in more than 40 countries. The Group comprises Trelleborg Engineered Systems, Trelleborg Automotive, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Trelleborg Wheel Systems. The Trelleborg share TREL B has been listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange since 1964 and is listed on the OMX Nordic List, Large Cap. www.trelleborg.com

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