Cergy-Pontoise, France, August, 1 2014
Axson has acquired 100% of MERYLITHE SAS shares, a subsidiary of TRENTESAUXBROCHIER.
Following the acquisition of Nanoledge in 2013, focused on Epoxy and nano technologies,
the acquisition of Merylithe adds innovative Polyurethane technologies to Axson portfolio,
supporting AXSON vision to be a worldwide leader in formulating high Performances
MERYLITHE intellectual property, brands -Adilithe®, Isolithe®, Adicoat® and products will be
integrated in the group AXSON SAS and the company will be renamed Axson Merylithe.
Building from this acquisition, the AXSON Technologies Business Unit will further develop
the segment of High End Performance applications in the Cast PU market leveraging Axson
Technologies global presence and network.
Charles Churet, AXSON CEO, indicates « MERYLITHE acquisition will allow the group to
develop some niche markets with Eco friendly products with low free monomer content, as
well as Improved specific performance properties (Dynamic, Low Water Absorption, Solvent
Resistance,…). The technology will also feed the innovation process in the other activities of
Axson Technologies of Dielectric and Adhesive applications”.
Axson Merylithe is located in Mery – France and will continue to operate from this location.
AXSON a world leader in high performance polymer formulation is specialized in innovative
solutions for design, creation, assembly and protection in industrial transport, energy, water,
sports and leisure, construction and infrastructure markets. AXSON is headquartered in
France and has 1,000 employees worldwide. AXSON includes 3 business units AXSON
TECHNOLOGIES, AXSON COATINGS and AXSON REVOCOAT and counts 25 subsidiaries, 16
production and R&D sites as well as a network of retailers throughout the world.
For more information, contact:
Drivet Erika Duclos Jérôme