Chemetall Acquires SaberPack Glass Protection Business

The surface treatment company strengthens its worldwide market position in the glass industry.

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Chemetall U.S. Inc. has acquired certain business assets of SaberPack in Lino Lakes, Minn. With the acquisition of SaberPack’s glass surface protection technologies, the surface treatment company strengthens its worldwide market position in the glass industry. “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,” says Kurt Wenzel, senior VP Corporate Strategy and Business Development of Chemetall. 

A dedicated glass division within the Chemetall group, Aachener Chemische Werke (ACW), manufactures and markets specialty chemicals for the float-, optical- and automotive glass industry. “The SaberPack acquisition is in line with our strategic goal to enlarge, strengthen and grow our glass business globally,” says Joris Merckx, president of Chemetall.

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