Mehler Texnologies is joining the Freudenberg Group with the latter’s acquisition of the Low and Bonar Group.

The Freudenberg Group is a German privately held group of companies with a strong tradition in textiles.

The Freudenberg Group operates more than 500 sites in 60 countries worldwide. In 2019, the Freudenberg Group employed 50,000 associates around the globe and posted sales of €9.5 billion and an operating profit of €820 million.

Mehler Texnologies is joining Freudenberg Performance Materials division, which is a global supplier of technical textiles to a broad range of markets and applications such as apparel, automotive, building materials, energy, filter media, healthcare, building interiors, shoe and leather goods as well as specialties.

Mehler Texnologies’ coated technical textiles will enhance Freudenberg’s large portfolio with complementary products. With the group’s strong financial backing and large research and development commitments, Mehler Texnologies will gain further strength and looks forward to “innovating together” in close collaboration with customers, business partners and the world of science.

Mehler Texnologies’ brands – VALMEX, POLYMAR, AIRTEX and PLASTEL – will continue to stand for high performance coated textiles transformable into stadium roofs, truck tarpaulins, industrial covers, sun protection, tents, pool covers, boats, flexible containers, building façades and other countless applications.

At the same time, Mehler Texnologies team will continue to provide the same high level of service and commitment to customers: transforming the customers’ needs into coated fabrics, innovating according to future demand and supplying high quality products “Made in Germany”.

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