Infiana and Loparex: Acquisition Complete
Infiana and Loparex: Acquisition Complete

Loparex and Infiana: Acquisition Complete and Moving to Integration

September 17th, 2019

We are excited to announce that the transaction to acquire Infiana has been completed and the integration into Loparex has begun.

Infiana’s know-how and international expertise in highly engineered films and Loparex’s global leadership in specialty release liners complement each other very well. The combination will build stronger release liner capabilities and strengthen our global industry-leading position, which will enable a stronger support to our customers’ growth plans.
Simon Medley, Loparex CEO, commented: “I am looking forward, with excitement, to this great opportunity. As we move into integration, we will seek to leverage the strengths of Infiana and Loparex while identifying synergies and growth opportunities helping us to become the universal release liner solutions provider of choice.”

Peter Wahsner, Infiana CEO, commented: “This merger is something the industry has been expecting and waiting for a long time. The businesses complement each other very well in terms of portfolio and geography. Joining forces will create a true global company with a complete offering for our market and customer needs.”


About Loparex

Loparex is a leading, global manufacturer of silicone release liners, serving customers in a diverse range of technically demanding end markets, including medical, industrial, tapes, graphics, hygiene, label and composites. Loparex offers in-depth technical expertise and industry-leading production technology across operations in North America, Europe, and Asia.


About Infiana

Infiana is an international market leader for engineered polyolefin films serving critical functions in a diverse range of growth industries, including personal care, health care, building & construction, composites, and pressure sensitive. Infiana serves an international customer base from two manufacturing locations in Forchheim, Germany, and Malvern, USA.


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