FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, a business unit of Trelleborg A.B., has expanded its product testing laboratory located at the HA Traub Technical Center in Fort Wayne.
The addition spans 1,000 square feet to accommodate the growing requests for product testing and validation for rotary seals, specialty aerospace sealing and environmental testing, the firm said in an Oct. 27 news release.
The product testing laboratory is part of Trelleborg Sealing Solutions' research and development center for the Americas, which provides materials testing, materials development, product engineering and product development for the firm's evolving sealing product line.
“We are very excited about this expansion as it affords us the opportunity to leverage new opportunities and support the continued growth of our sealing business,” Colin Macqueen, director of technology for Trelleborg Sealing Solutions in the Americas, said in a statement. “Well known for its decades of expertise and research and development innovations in sealing solutions, this investment further demonstrates Trelleborg's commitment to quality, innovation and operational excellence over the long term.”
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is a unit of Trelleborg A.B., a worldwide producer of engineered polymers. The group posted annual sales of about $3.29 billion and operates in more than 40 countries in five business areas—Trelleborg Coated Systems, Trelleborg Industrial Solutions, Trelleborg Offshore & Construction, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Trelleborg Wheel Systems.