TRELLEBORG, Sweden (Oct. 30, 2007) — Trelleborg Group's Trelleborg Wheel Systems S.p.A. unit has completed its purchase of privately owned Australian specialty tire distributor Solid Service Group.
One of Australia´s largest distributors of solid industrial tires, SSG is one of Australia's largest distributors of solid industry tires. It is based in Dandenong, Australia, outside Melbourne, and has branch there and in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin and Tasmania.
SSG has about 40 employees and annual sales of nearly $9 million. The company focuses on specialized service for industrial customers, according to Trelleborg, including fixed pressing units and mobile pressing units for onsite installation of all types of industrial tires, primarily for types of forklifts.