Trelleborg acquires Dartex

March 20th, 2018

Dartex Coatings Inc. has been acquired by Trelleborg Coated Systems, a Milan, Italy-based business area of Trelleborg AB, Sweden. The Slatersville, R.I., transfer coater and custom laminator will continue to operate from its existing premises in Slatersville and will retain its existing management team.

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Trelleborg expands prototyping capabilities

January 5th, 2018

Trelleborg’s engineered coated fabrics business unit has expanded its prototyping capabilities by creating a new Polyurethane Rapid Prototype Center in its Rutherfordton, N.C., facility. This lab will be similar to the existing rubber Rapid Prototype Center, but will focus specifically on water-based and 100 percent solvent-based coatings. It will feature commercially available and custom formulations, […]

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An (almost) silver lining

October 1st, 2015

Cracks or leaks in old cast-iron pipelines allow sewage to seep into groundwater, roots that grow and expand, costly waste of clean water and, eventually, expensive environmental, public infrastructure or property damage. The Pine Grove Resort in northern Wisconsin had a deteriorated cast iron sewer pipe under a concrete floor. The only option to fix […]

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