Bangkok, Thailand – 1 March 2019 – Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, announced that it has completed the acquisition of UTT Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH.
UTT is one of the leading suppliers of airbag fabrics, and has manufacturing sites in Germany and Mexico with a combine capacity to produce around 70 million sqm of fabrics. UTT also produces other highly specialized solutions in the field of technical textiles.
The acquisition of UTT reinforces IVL’s position as a global leader and integrated supplier of airbag yarns and textiles. This further accelerates IVL’s growth momentum in the automotive sector by bringing together a complementary product portfolio. IVL can offer a wider choice to its customers from yarns to fabrics. In addition, this acquisition will also create opportunities for cost synergies and operational improvements.
Aloke Lohia, Group CEO of Indorama Ventures said, “I am excited to bring UTT to the IVL family. This acquisition represents the continuation of our transformation journey to create a strong platform for sustainable growth. We can now capture the broader, global market opportunity and continue to elevate our success in the airbag market.
With our scale and capabilities in Automotive safety, we look forward to working together to seize this opportunity for the benefit of all stakeholders."
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About Indorama Ventures
Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, listed in Thailand (Bloomberg ticker IVL.TB), is one of the world’s leading petrochemicals producers, with a global manufacturing footprint across Africa, Asia, Europe and Americas. The company’s portfolio comprises Integrated PET, Olefins, Fibers, Packaging and Specialty Chemicals. Indorama Ventures products serve major FMCG and Automotive sectors, i.e. Beverages, Hygiene, Personal Care, Tire and Safety segments. Indorama Ventures has approx. 17,000 employees worldwide and consolidated revenue of US$ 10.7 billion in 2018. The Company is listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).
Indorama Ventures is headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand with global operating sites in
|EMEA:||The Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, France, UK, Italy, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Spain, Turkey, Nigeria, Ghana, Portugal, Israel, Egypt, Russia, Slovakia, Austria|
|Americas:||USA, Mexico, Canada, Brazil|
|Asia:||Thailand, Indonesia, China, India, the Philippines, Myanmar|
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