GRAFENBERG, Germany (Dec. 18, 2008)—Germany's Rampf Group has bought Canadian Chemque Inc.'s Form-In-Place Gasketing Division of as part of its aim to establish global market leadership in foam gaskets.
The deal will close Jan. 1.
Rexdale, Ontario-headquartered Chemque wants to focus on its specialty graphics, construction and telecommunications divisions.
Adding Chemque's Food and Drug Administration-approved and Underwriters' Laboratories-approved gasket materials will enhance the wide product portfolio of Rampf, the company said.
The European market will be supplied by the German Rampf Giessharze GmbH & Co. K.G., while U.S. subsidiary, Rampf Group Inc. in Wixom, Mich., will serve customers in the NAFTA region.