SWM BRINGS CONWED TO ITS ADVANCED MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES DIVISION
SWM becomes the leading plastic netting manufacturer in the world.
In January 2017, Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - SWM, acquired Conwed Plastics and its subsidiary Filtrexx International, to join the Advanced Materials and Structures Division (AMS). SWM is a leading global provider of highly engineered solutions and advanced materials for a variety of industries. Historically, SWM primarily served the tobacco industry, which remains a key focus. SWM also manufactures specialty papers for other applications and is executing a strategic transformation to diversify its product portfolio.
SWM's Advanced Materials & Structures segment, which focuses on resin-based rolled goods, includes DelStar Technologies, acquired in 2013, Argotec, acquired in late 2015, and Conwed Plastics acquired in 2017. These acquisitions expanded the Company's product portfolio and end segments served to include filtration, surface protection, medical and diverse industrial segments.
SWM and its subsidiaries conduct business in over 90 countries and employ approximately 3,100 people worldwide, with operations in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Russia, Brazil, Poland and China, including two joint ventures.
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