CARY, N.C. (March 8)—Lord Corp. has purchased Metal Gomma S.p.A., a Monzambano, Italy-based technical rubber products supplier for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is part of Lord´s plan to expand its manufacturing and sales base globally. Metal Gomma will become part of Lord´s Mechanical Products Division Europe group, which makes vibration, shock and noise control products. The deal gives Cary-based Lord a stronger manufacturing and engineering presence in Europe, said Thomas J. Lofton Sr., vice president and general manager of the Mechanical Products Division.
Lord buys Italian company
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