The company being sold is Datwyler Sealing Technologies Deutschland GmbH, including its associated operational real estate. The company combines the civil engineering business with elastomer profiles for applications in tunnels, underground construction and track superstructures at the German location Waltershausen. Some 180 employees generate annual sales of around CHF 40 million. The parties have agreed not to disclose details of the transactions.
Following the previously announced sale of the distribution companies Distrelec and Nedis, the Datwyler Group will in future focus on the growing and high-margin field of sealing components for attractive global markets such as healthcare, mobility, oil & gas, food & beverage and general industry.