By Edward C. Gregor, Editorial Board Chairman, International Filtration News
SWM International, (NYSE:SWM) is a globally recognized specialty materials company, headquartered in Alpharetta, GA. Dating back several centuries to Europe, SWM was historically focused on fiber-based specialty papers. SWM has now established its Advanced Materials & Structures (AMS) business to include expertise and capabilities in resin-based material technologies.
As part of this effort, SWM acquired and integrated several global materials companies specializing in market-leading high-performance nettings, TPU films, and non-wovens, including DelStar Technologies (2013), Argotec (2015) and Conwed Plastics (2017).
As part of the Conwed acquisition, SWM also acquired its subsidiary Filtrexx International, a leader in the research and development of sustainable, compost-based solutions for sediment control and storm water management.…Continue Reading