Trelleborg inaugurates new production line at its Swedish brake shim facility

December 10th, 2019 1:00 pm | by admin

On 26 November 2019, the Trelleborg Sealing Solutions facility in Kalmar, Sweden, inaugurated a new production line that will increase brake shim capacity at the facility significantly. The line includes triple stations of adhesive lamination and a vision system with marking robots to ensure flexibility in manufacturing and enhanced quality control, providing an even better service to its customers.

Stefan Lundström, president for damping solutions within Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, says: “Increasing our capacity at the Kalmar facility will enable us to fulfil our commitment to delivering continued growth and meeting growing market demands. This investment is a significant step in making sure we can satisfy customers’ future requirements with the next evolution in brake shim materials.”

The inauguration at the Trelleborg Sealing Solutions facility in Kalmar, Sweden, was attended by local officials along with employees, suppliers and senior management from Trelleborg. The formal opening of the new production line was performed by Peter Nilsson, president & CEO Trelleborg Group, Peter Hahn, business area president Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, Stefan Lundström, president for damping solutions within Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, Ulf Johansson, facility manager, Johan Persson, Municipal Commissioner for the city of Kalmar and Giorgio Gabella, managing director, Gabella Macchine spa.

A video tour of the Kalmar facility can be viewed on YouTube at

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is one of the world’s leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of precision seals, bearings and custom-moulded polymer components. It focuses on meeting the most demanding needs of aerospace, automotive and general industrial customers, including those from the pharmaceutical industry, with innovative solutions. Its network extends to over 25 production facilities and more than 50 marketing companies globally. The business area accelerates the progress of its customers through outstanding local support, an unrivalled product range including patented products and proprietary materials, a portfolio of established brands, unique process offerings, its ServicePLUS value chain solution and ‘Ease of Doing Business’ philosophy.

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions that seal, damp and protect critical applications in demanding environments. Its innovative solutions accelerate performance for customers in a sustainable way.

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