Announcement

Essentra upgrades its distribution centre in Roissy to support growth in the French industrial market

10 Jul 2015

The exterior of the upgraded Paris site

Essentra plc today showcased a new 4,500m2 purpose-built distribution centre for its Components business in Roissy-en-France on the outskirts of Paris, to help support growth in the French industrial market.

Essentra is a global market leading manufacturer and distributor of plastic injection moulded, vinyl dip moulded and metal items. Ideally located near major transportation routes, the new site already serves 12,000 active customers from a range of c. 18,500 essential components, which are available from stock for rapid delivery to customers in a wide range of industries, including equipment manufacturing, automotive, fabrication, electronics and construction.

The site also offers a sample service for a comprehensive selection of standard products.

Adrien Baudoux, Project Buyer at the global leader in thermal comfort solutions, Groupe Atlantic – an Essentra customer - said:

“Essentra has made a real effort to understand our challenges, which made choosing them as our strategic provider easy”.

Commenting on the announcement, Colin Day, Chief Executive, added:

“As market leader in general protection and cable management products, with a strong and growing presence in access hardware and securing seals, the investment in this new facility reinforces the commercial significance of the French market to Essentra. In addition, the consolidation of our sales and distribution activities at a single site will help to ensure we provide our customers with an even better delivery and service proposition, and that we are optimally placed to meet their exacting product requirements.”

For further information on Essentra Components in France, please visit www.essentracomponents.fr.

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The interior of the upgraded Paris site

Notes to Editors:
Essentra plc is a FTSE 250 company and a leading global provider of essential components and solutions. Through its four strategic business units, Essentra focuses on the light manufacture and distribution of high volume, enabling products which serve customers in a wide variety of end-markets and geographies.

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Essentra’s global network extends to 33 countries and includes c. 9,000 employees, 69 principal manufacturing facilities, 64 sales & distribution operations and 5 research & development centres. For further information, please visit www.essentra.com.

Distribution

The Components business is a global market leading manufacturer and distributor of plastic injection moulded, vinyl dip moulded and metal items. Operating units in 27 countries serve a very broad industrial base of customers with a rapid supply of products for a variety of applications in industries such as equipment manufacturing, automotive, fabrication, electronics and construction.

The Speciality Tapes business has expertise in coating multiple adhesive systems in numerous technologies. With close to 3,000 adhesive products available for same-day shipping, Essentra’s products can meet all high performance needs, from foam, magnetic, finger lift and acrylic high bond tapes to hook and loop and non-skid foam.

The Security business has been at the forefront of ID technology for over 30 years, and has access to the widest portfolio of products and services, including printers, software and consumables from leading manufacturers.

Enquiries:
Essentra plc
Joanna Speed, Corporate Affairs Director
Tel: +44 (0)1908 359100

Ogilvy Public Relations

Delphine Marques
Tel: +44 (0)7799 909 5685