WEINHEIM, Germany (March 12, 2009)—Freudenberg Dichtungs- und Schwingungstechnik has merged all sealing activities for the oil, gas and chemical sectors into one global company—OACIS GmbH (Oil & Gas And Chemical Industry Seals).
The company was launched on Feb. 1 and is located in the new Freudenberg Process Seals building in Weinheim, Germany.
OACIS GmbH will supply customers with the complete range of elastomer seals, flat gaskets, packings, seals made of high-performance plastics and special seals, the company said.
Freudenberg said it is aiming to provide seals and services "from the drilling (upstream) and transportation and storage of raw materials (midstream) to their processing and refinement in the petrochemical sector (downstream)."
The company said it will make use of existing resources at Freudenberg and EagleBurgmann to build up necessary global structures.