Trelleborg Coated Systems Acquires Dartex Coatings


Dartex Coatings has been acquired by Trelleborg Coated Systems, a business area of Trelleborg AB.
The industry-leading transfer coater will continue to operate from its existing premises in Nottingham, UK and Rhode Island, USA and will retain its existing management team.
David Ripley, Managing Director of Dartex said: “This is a very exciting time in the development of the company, and as a management team we see this as a tremendous opportunity to further consolidate the company’s position as the world’s leading specialist producer of technical medical coated fabrics.”
“Dartex Coatings has been based in its UK facility since the 1970’s, where it began as the coatings division of Courtaulds Textiles and we remain committed to maintaining this legacy of manufacturing and investment across both our sites.”
Trelleborg Coated Systems is based in Milan, Italy with the Trelleborg Group head office located in Sweden.
Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions that seal, damp and protect critical applications in demanding environments. Its innovative engineered solutions accelerate performance for customers in a sustainable way. The Trelleborg Group has annual sales of SEK 31 billion (EUR 3.23 billion, USD 3.60 billion) and operations in about 50 countries.  The Group comprises five business areas: Trelleborg Coated Systems, Trelleborg Industrial Solutions, Trelleborg Offshore & Construction, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Trelleborg Wheel Systems. The Trelleborg share has been quoted on the Stock Exchange since 1964 and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Large Cap. (