11.09.2017

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Bühler buys back all Polymetrix shares

Uzwil, Switzerland, September 8, 2017 – The Bühler Group owns again 100% of the shares of Polymetrix after buying back all shares held by Cross Equity Partners in July 2017.

 

The buy-back of the Polymetrix shares is the first step on the path to the new strategic ownership of Polymetrix AG. In a second step, the majority stake of the company will be sold to an engineering group active in the polymer industry.

Media contact:

Burkhard Böndel, Head of Corporate Communications,
Bühler AG, 9240 Uzwil, Switzerland
Phone: +41 71 955 33 99
Mobile: +41 79 515 91 57
E-Mail: burkhard.boendel(at)buhlergroup.com

Samuel Eckstein, Head of Internal & External Communications,
Bühler AG, 9240 Uzwil, Switzerland
Phone: +41 71 955 29 36
Mobile: +41 79 517 52 46
E-mail: samuel.eckstein(at)buhlergroup.com

Media contact Polymetrix:

Martin Müller, CEO
Polymetrix AG, 9545 Oberbüren, Switzerland
Phone: +41 71 552 10 21
Mobile: +41 79 479 62 75
E-mail: martin.mueller(at)polymetrix.com

 

About Bühler

Every day, billions of people come into contact with Bühler technologies to cover their basic needs for food and mobility. We strive for innovations for a better world, with a special focus on healthy, safe, and sustainable solutions. We contribute significantly to feeding the world’s population, while setting the focus on food security and safety. Our solutions and technologies enable efficient and clean mobility. We are a leader in processing grains, rice, cocoa, coffee, and other raw materials. Also, we are a leading solution provider of die-casting and surface-coating technologies in high-volume application areas, such as automotive, optics, and inks. As a leading technology group, Bühler invests up to 5% of its turnover every year in Research & Development. In 2016, its 10,640 employees in over 140 countries generated a turnover of CHF 2.45 billion. The globally active Swiss family-owned company Bühler is particularly committed to sustainability.

We want our customers to be successful. We want every human being to have access to healthy food. We want to protect the climate with energy-efficient cars, buildings, and machinery.

 

About Polymetrix

Polymetrix designs, supplies and installs complete industrial plants for the thermal treatment of bulk materials, based on the well-known polymer technologies and services from Bühler Thermal Processes AG. In addition, Polymetrix develops and distributes new process technologies, in particular for producing virgin and recycled plastics. As SSP market leader Polymetrix is your technology, process and engineering partner for the thermal treatment of polyesters, polyamides and other polymers. The polymers from our plants are used for high value applications like PET bottles, yarns for seatbelts, tires, hot air balloons or high performance sports clothing from PET or PA and optical fibers made of PBT.