Trelleborg Acquires Dartex Coatings

Italy-based Trelleborg Coated Systems, a business area of Sweden-based Trelleborg AB, has acquired Dartex Coatings Inc., Slatersville, R.I., a transfer coater and custom laminator. Dartex’s management team will remain in place, and the company will continue to operate from its Slatersville facility.

“This is a very exciting time in the development of the company, and as a management team, we see this as a tremendous opportunity to further consolidate the company’s position as the world’s leading specialist producer of technical medical coated fabrics,” said David Ripley, managing director, Dartex. “Dartex has been based in Rhode Island since the 1990s and we remain committed to maintaining this legacy of manufacturing and investment here.”

January/February 2018