SOURCE: Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

March 17, 2011 11:48 ET

Trelleborg Unveils New North and Latin America Logistics Headquarters

Expansion Supports Growing Market

FORT WAYNE, IN--(Marketwire - March 17, 2011) - Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, (STKM: TREL-B) a global developer and manufacturer of industrial seals and bearings, hosted a grand opening ceremony on March 16 for its Supply Chain Facility and Logistics Center Americas in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

The company invested more than $1.5 million in infrastructure and facility improvements in its 38,000-square-foot office building and 90,000-square-foot warehouse. Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, which serves such industries as aerospace, automotive, transportation and processing, employs more than 300 associates at three facilities in Fort Wayne.

"The warehouse gives Supply Chain Management the opportunity to keep pace with Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Americas' ambitious growth plans," says Kevin Fosnaugh, Director, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions SCM Americas. "We are in a great position to not only support our customers throughout the Americas better, but also support the local business community."

Speakers at the event were:

  • Kevin Fosnaugh, Director, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions SCM Americas
  • Dr. Thomas Uhlig, President, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Global Supply Chain Management
  • Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry
  • Claus Barsoe, President, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions
  • Tim Callison, President, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Marketing Americas

Trelleborg remodeled and upgraded the facade and interior of the office building and made cosmetic and lighting improvements to the warehouse. The company added mobile picking equipment, conveyors, packaging equipment, racks and information technology and telecom hardware.

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 more than 40 marketing companies globally. Within its portfolio are some of the longest-established sealing brands, including Busak+Shamban, Chase Walton, Dowty, Forsheda, GNL, Palmer Chenard, Shamban, Skega and Stefa, along with a large number of proprietary products and materials such as Turcon®, Zurcon®, Orkot®, Isolast®, Stepseal® and Wills Rings®.

Trelleborg is a global industrial group developing 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 four business areas: 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.

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