ERIKS acquires Elastomer Research Testing B.V.
From:Executive board ERIKS nv
Telephone:+31 72 54 75 888
Date:30 August 2012
Subject:ERIKS ACQUIRES ELASTOMER RESEARCH TESTING B.V. IN THE NETHERLANDS
ERIKS acquired, through its wholly owned operating company ERIKS bv in the Netherlands, Elastomer Research Testing B.V., in Deventer, the Netherlands (ERT). The acquisition was closed August 30st, 2012.
About Elastomer Research Testing B.V.ERT is an independent, ISO 17025 accredited research and testing laboratory for elastomers. Its customers are producers and end users of rubber products as well as manufacturers and suppliers of raw materials used in the production of rubber products. With a team of 8 employees, ERT generates annual sales just over € 1 million. We refer to the ERT website (www.ertbv.com) for more information.
About ERIKSFounded in 1940, ERIKS is a leading international industrial service provider offering a wide range of high-quality mechanical engineering components and associated technical and logistics services.
ERIKS’ current product range, including the technical and logistics services that form part of it, is divided into five core activities: flow technology, sealing technology, bearing and power transmission including electromechanical services and condition monitoring, industrial plastics, and tools and maintenance products. ERIKS currently consists of more than 65 companies with branches in 27 countries, serving over 200,000 customers. In 2011, ERIKS generated net sales of € 1.3 billion (USD 1.9 billion). ERIKS is a wholly owned subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V., a private-held family company with net sales in 2010 of €16.0 billion (USD 23.1 billion).