Ceramic Industry

Unifrax Completes Saffil Acquisition

November 8, 2011

Unifrax I LLC recently announced that its UK subsidiary, Unifrax Ltd., has completed its acquisition of Saffil 2011 Ltd. and Saffil America Inc. (together “Saffil”) from Dyson Group plc. The Saffil business is headquartered in Widnes, UK, and has manufacturing operations in the UK and South Africa, as well as regional offices in the U.S., Japan, and China and sales representation in Brazil.

“The Saffil High-Alumina Fiber and Ecoflex product lines nicely complement our Unifrax product offerings,” said David E. Brooks, president and CEO of Unifrax. “Saffil will significantly strengthen our emission control mat and industrial insulation businesses.”

The business employs approximate 300 employees worldwide who have joined the Unifrax team.

For more information, visit www.unifrax.com.