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German Firm Buys Wellman Fibers

1:03 PM MDT | August 8, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Aurelius (Munich), an industrial holding company, says it has acquired Wellman International, the European polyester staple fibers business of Wellman, for $38 million. Wellman International has annual sales of about €110 million ($150 million) and about 380 employees. It has capacity to produce approximately 185 million lbs/year of polyester fiber, primarily using post-consumer recycled materials. It has production facilities at Spijk, the Netherlands; Verdun, France; and Mullagh...

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