STOCKHOLM, Sweden (Jan. 5) — Trelleborg A.B. has finalized its acquisition of pipe system specialists Epros GmbH and Epros International Ltd., the Swedish firm announced Jan. 4.
The privately-owned Epros operations, with sites in Duisburg, Germany, and St. Albans in the United Kingdom, have about 30 employees and annual sales of about $13 million.
Epros is a niche leader in the pipe systems aftermarket, specializing in trenchless repairs, Trelleborg said. The process of sealing leaking pipes and improving structural stability in pipe systems includes the use of EPDM and impregnated polyester fabrics, the company said.