ESSENTRA UPGRADES ITS DISTRIBUTION CENTRE IN ROISSY TO SUPPORT GROWTH IN THE FRENCH INDUSTRIAL MARKET

(10/07/2015)

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