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Shaw Almex Industries and Sempertrans have agreed to cooperate in conveyor belt sales in North America forming a strategic partnership in order to:

  • Promote a strong, cooperative sales presence in the North American conveyor belt market
  • Establish a state of the art conveyor belt production facility in the USA.

Atlanta / Vienna, September 18, 2015 – Shaw Almex Industries, a global leader and supplier of conveyor belt vulcanizers and conveyor components and Sempertrans, a segment of the Semperit Group, one of the worldwide leading suppliers of conveyor belts, and have announced their strategic partnership to enter the North American Conveyor Belt Market. Both companies have agreed to cooperate in conveyor belt sales in North America establishing a state of the art conveyor belt plant in Atlanta Georgia.

Shaw Almex, a recognized technical pioneer in the design and manufacture of vulcanizers and pressing equipment for belting, aerospace and textiles and a broad spectrum of other industries houses its international headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. Sempertrans is one of the largest and most technologically advanced conveyor belt manufacturers in the world. Sempertrans recently established a sales network in North America and is already supplying the market with proven high-quality conveyor belts produced in its four production plants in Europe and Asia. The two companies will combine their in-depth know-how in conveyor belting and extend their market presence in North America by offering high-quality, steel cord conveyor belts and innovative textile belts from a state of the art facility in the USA.

About Shaw Almex Industries
Since 1962, Shaw Almex has been an industry leader supplying companies such as Boeing, Milliken and BHP with innovative solutions to cure, laminate, vulcanize and mold. Originating in Parry Sound, Ontario, Almex now has over a dozen corporate facilities and a network of exclusive distributors strategically located on six continents to provide a comprehensive sales and service support system to clients in over 120 countries.

Shaw Almex demonstrates a social commitment to this global community by contributing to local charitable causes and adhering to stringent environmental standards. The Shaw Almex tradition of quality lives on today through the Almex Group of companies, the unique Almex presses, complementary Fusion products, and a profound commitment to excellence, integrity, and social responsibility in all aspects of business endeavors around the world.

About Sempertrans Conveyor Belt Solutions

With production facilities in Poland, France, China, and India, Sempertrans is one of the largest and most technologically advanced conveyor belt manufacturers in the world. The portfolio includes belts with both fabric and steel cords, which perfectly fit the requirements of their respective fields of application. These range from underground and surface mining, to heavy industry and shipping ports.

Conveyor belts from Sempertrans are distinguished worldwide for their high reliability and long life. Thanks to customized production, they also impress with versatility. Sempertrans serves customers from design, through manufacturing and installation, to maintenance, and is represented worldwide by a production and distribution network with expert partners for service and systems design. In 2014,

Sempertrans generated revenues of EUR 146.4 million / equivalent to USD 164 million (approx. 16% of the group revenue).

Shaw Almex Industries
Pamela Shaw
Phone: 1-800-418-2400 ×1225

Sempertrans Conveyor Belt Solutions
Alexandra Seidl
Global Head of Marketing and Communications Sempertrans
Phone: +43 1 79777-306
Cell phone: +43 676 87158306 Holding