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Chemetall acquires SaberPack glass protection business

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Chemetall US Inc., a division of Princeton-based Rockwood Holdings Inc., announced Wednesday it has acquired certain business assets of SaberPack in Lino Lakes, Minn.

The acquisition of SaberPack's glass surface protection technologies will strengthen Chemetall's worldwide market position in the glass industry, the company announced in a recent press release.

"The innovative interleaving powder glass protection business of SaberPack is a perfect fit for us to extend our broad range of high-tech protection materials and to further expand our regional presence in North America and abroad," said Kurt Wenzel, senior vice president of Corporate Strategy and Business Development at Chemetall.

Rockwood Holdings has approximately 3,500 employees in 17 countries and more than 50,000 customers. The company had a net sale of approximately $1.4 billion in 2013, according to the press release.

Emily Bader

Emily Bader

Emily Bader is the copy and web editor at NJBIZ. She is a Brielle, N.J. native and a Rutgers University alum. You can contact her at emilyb@njbiz.com or @emilybader on Twitter.

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