LACKAWANNA, N.Y.—Sampla Belting N.A. L.L.C. has acquired the belting division assets of Desmi-Afti Inc. to expand its base.
In addition to buying the belt business, Sampla added John O'Brien, marketing director of Desmi, to its management team as product manager to ensure a seamless changeover to Sampla for Desmi's customers, said Sampla Vice President Chris Balint.
Financial details were not disclosed.
Balint noted that the two companies have had a solid business relationship for many years “and this transaction is a perfect fit for both companies.”
Desmi, a Danish company, made the sale to focus on its core business in North America, marine oil spill containment and recovery solutions.