The sale includes the facilities in Calvert City, KY, Pasadena, TX, one unit within the complex at Tarragona, Spain, and resources from the company’s Houston Technology Center. In total, approximately 250 employees located at these operations, supported by personnel in administrative, technical, and sales functions, will join Sekisui. In addition, the transaction includes long-term supply agreements between both companies.
Based in Osaka and Tokyo, Japan, Sekisui is a global company whose products include high performance plastics and polymers, urban infrastructure and environmental products, and housing materials, with annual sales of approximately $10 billion and 18,000 employees.
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