This cooperation between two of the major suppliers to the window and door industry enables Schlegel to complement its product portfolio by now including a full range of EPDM rubber profiles and supply all clients a fully integrated solution from one single source. Semperit Profiles benefits from cooperation by strengthening its distribution channels in these markets.
“Semperit Profiles is the ideal partner with its well-known quality, extensive product range and wide experience in the development and manufacturing of rubber gaskets,” said Peter Santo, CEO of Schlegel International.
“Having built a good relationship over the preparation for this cooperation we are proud that Schlegel, a respected international provider of window and door components, has chosen Semperit as its partner to supply EPDM gaskets. Especially Schlegel’s strong sales and distribution structure in Italy and Spain in connection with their hardware is a highly interesting opportunity for us,” commented Dieter Kaiser, Managing Director of Semperit Profiles.
For the existing relations with customers in Spain and Italy as well as international system providers operating in these countries nothing will change, as their business will stay with their known partner. All Schlegel clients there will now have the opportunity to source Semperit products directly.
About Semperit Profiles
Semperit Profiles is part of Semperit AG Holding. It develops, manufactures and sells EPDM sealing solutions for construction and industrial applications for customers all over the world. Developed and optimised to the needs of system providers for aluminum, PVC and timber windows, façades and doors. Semperit Profiles offers the full range of EPDM gaskets from cost-effective standard mono gaskets to high-end cellular rubber and complex system solutions.
The publicly listed company Semperit AG Holding is an internationally-oriented group that develops, produces, and sells highly specialized rubber and plastic products in more than 100 countries for the medical and industrial sectors: examination and surgical gloves, hydraulic and industrial hoses, conveyor belts, escalator handrails, construction profiles, cable car rings, and products for railway superstructures. The headquarters of this traditional Austrian company, which was founded in 1824, are located in Vienna. The Semperit Group employs around 7,000 people worldwide, including close to 3,900 in Asia and more than 800 in Austria (Vienna and production site in Wimpassing, Lower Austria). The group has 22 manufacturing facilities worldwide and numerous sales offices in Europe, Asia, Australia and America. In 2016, the group generated sales of EUR 852 million and EBITDA of EUR 78 million.
Since 2016 SchlegelGiesse is a combined business of Schlegel from the UK and Giesse from Italy. The international division of Tyman PLC is one of the world market leaders in sealing systems for different sectors and an important player in the field of high-end hardware solutions for the aluminium fenestration industry. The business is headquartered in Bologna and cooperates with sister companies ERA (UK) and AmesburyTruth (USA) to serve customers across the globe.
Tyman plc is a leading international supplier of engineered components to the door and window industry. The Group has 23 manufacturing sites in eight countries along with a further 18 sourcing and distribution sites across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australasia with its products being found in homes and buildings worldwide. The publicly listed group is headquartered in London. In 2016, Tyman generated a revenue of GBP 457.6 million and an EBITDA of GBP 69.8 million.
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