Kennametal Inc. has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Deloro Stellite Group from Duke Street Capital for approximately €277 million.
UK based Deloro Stellite, with approximately €220 million in annual sales, is a global manufacturer and provider of alloy-based critical wear solutions for extreme environments involving high temperature, corrosion and abrasion. The company employs approximately 1,300 people across seven primary operating facilities globally, including locations in the U.S., Canada, Germany, Italy, India and China.
“Deloro Stellite has a long-standing history of providing exceptional value to customers in demanding environments and we are pleased they have agreed to join the Kennametal team,” stated Carlos Cardoso, Kennametal Chairman, President and CEO. “The addition of this world-class surface technology and materials science expertise will enhance the range of productivity solutions provided to our customers in extreme wear environments.”
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