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Eglisau, August 29, 2002
Forbo will acquire the British belting supplier Stephens Miraclo Extremultus Ltd., in which 25 percent participation has been held for some time. With the complete takeover, Forbo - whose belting activities run under the name of Siegling - wants to further expand its already strong market position in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The transfer is to become effective on October 1, 2002.
The long-established family company Stephens Miraclo Extremultus Ltd. has distributed Siegling products for more than 50 years, employing a staff of 80. With annual sales of some CHF 17 million, the company is among the leading belting suppliers in the United Kingdom and Ireland. This market is characterized by a high percentage of applications for the food industry.
Through this acquisition, Forbo will now be represented by its own subsidiaries in all the European markets.
Forbo is a global manufacturer of floorings, belting, and adhesives. The Group employs some 5 700 people worldwide and has an international network of 39 production companies in 12 countries and 79 marketing organizations in 28 countries.
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