Mehler Texnologies® is joining the Freudenberg Group with the latter’s acquisition of the Low & Bonar Group.
The Freudenberg Group is a German privately held diversified group of companies with a strong tradition in textiles. It operates over 500 sites in 60 countries worldwide. In 2019, the Freudenberg Group employed 50,000 associates around the globe and posted sales of €9.5 billion and an operating profit of €820 million.
Mehler Texnologies is joining Freudenberg Performance Materials division, which is a leading global supplier of innovative technical textiles to a broad range of markets and applications such as apparel, automotive, building materials, energy, filter media, healthcare, building interiors, shoe and leather goods as well as specialties.
Mehler Texnologies coated technical textiles will enhance Freudenberg’s portfolio with complementary products. The company’s world-renowned brands VALMEX®, POLYMAR®, AIRTEX® and PLASTEL® will continue to stand for high performance coated textiles transformable into stadium roofs, truck tarpaulins, industrial covers, sun protection, tents, pool covers, boats, flexible containers, building façades and other countless applications.