14.03.2012 ERIKS hat Industrial Rubber & SUPPLY, Savannah, INC. USA erworben

From: Johan Sleebus on behalf of the executive board of ERIKS nv

ERIKS hat Industrial Rubber & SUPPLY, Savannah, INC. erworben.

Industrial Rubber & Supply of Savannah, Inc., (IR & S) ist ein Handelsunternehmen für industrielle Kautschukprodukte sowie den damit verbundenen Dienstleistungen und befindet sich in Savannah, Georgia, USA.

IR & S' primäre Endmärkte sind Stromerzeugung und Papierfabriken.

IR & S erwirtschaftet einen jährlichen Umsatz von rd. USD 1,5 Mio. mit 5 Mitarbeitern.

Diese Übernahme unterstützt Lewis-Goetz in den Bemühungen eine Expansion im gemeinsamen Geschäft zu steigern und erweitert auch die Beziehungen zu Kunden in der Stromerzeugungs- sowie der Zellstoff- und Papierindustrie.

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ERIKS ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF INDUSTRIAL RUBBER & SUPPLY OF SAVANNAH, INC., IN THE UNITED STATES

Industrial Rubber & Supply of Savannah, Inc., (IR&S) is a distributor of fabricated industrial rubber products and related services and is located in Savannah, Georgia, United States.

IR&S’ primary end markets are power generation and paper mills. IR&S generates an annual sales level of approx. USD 1.5 million with 5 employees.

This acquisition will support Lewis-Goetz’s efforts to increase its expansion joint business and will also expand its relationship with customers in the power generation and pulp and paper industries.

About Lewis-Goetz

Lewis-Goetz, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. Specializing in fabricated hose, conveyor belts and a wide range of gaskets, the company serves customers in a wide range of industries from 86 locations throughout USA and Canada. Lewis-Goetz generates with 1200 employees an annual sales level of approx. 400 M USD. Lewis-Goetz provides ERIKS with a platform for growth in fabricated hose, gaskets and conveyer belts in North America and will significantly strengthen ERIKS’ market position in the United States. For more detailed information please visit www.lewis-goetz.com