The acquisition complements Outotec's service offering to South African ferrochrome plants. Sinter Plant Services' some 40 employees were transfered to Outotec. The annual sales of the company have been some millions of euros. The acquisition will not impact Outotec's financial guidance for 2015.
"This acquisition complements our service offering and strengthens our position as a provider of life-cycle solutions to the South African ferroalloy producers", says Robin Lindahl, head of Metals, Energy & Water business area at Outotec.
(Source: Outotec Oyj)