SULZER COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF BEKAERT'S COATINGS ACTIVITIES

Sulzer Metco complements its product portfolio for thin-film coatings
Sulzer Acquires Diamond-like Carbon Coatings Activities from Bekaert 
Sulzer and Bekaert, today announced the completion of the acquisition of 
Bekaert's diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings activities. The transaction value 
amounts to EUR 11.0 million (CHF 14.5 million). This business with its leading 
DLC technology achieved sales of EUR 12.5 million (CHF 16.5 million) in 2009. 
The acquisition will expand the geographical presence and complement the 
technology range of Sulzer Metco in the thin-film coatings market.  
You will find a full version of this investor release on the internet: 
http://www.sulzer.com/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-94/1084_read-16984/lang-2 
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