Sapa's acquisition of Slovakian profiles company now completed

04.01.2006: Sapa's acquisition of the Slovakian aluminiumprofiles company Alufinal is now completed.

The company, which is located in Ziar nad Hronom, holds a strong position in the Slovakian and Czech markets with annual sales of EUR 35 M and 300 employees. Production resources comprise three presses with a capacity of approximately 20,000 tonnes. The company also has its own construction system and resources for surface treatment and processing.
 
Eastern Europe is an important market for Sapa. Consequently, Alufinal is strategically attractive, located close to markets with strong growth, while also close to major established markets in Central Europe.
 
 
Sapa is an international industrial group, which develops and markets value-added aluminium profiles, profile-based components and systems, and heat exchanger strip in aluminium. Sapa has annual sales of approximately SEK 14 billion, with some 7,900 employees throughout Europe, as well as in the US and China.
Sapa is one of Europe's leading manufacturers within its field and customers are found in the transport, telecom, engineering and construction industries.
Further information about Sapa can be found at www.sapagroup.com.