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03.09.2015

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OPTIBELT DELTA CHAIN Carbon

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Arntz Optibelt Group Reports 220 Million Euros in Sales, Making 2014 another Bumper Year

Manufacturer of heavy duty belt drives expands its product palette in the segments of polyurethane belts and metal products. 2015: New manufacturing plants in the Netherlands and new sales offices in New Zealand and Turkey.

Höxter, 03 September 2015. As in previous years, the Arntz Optibelt Group reported year-on-year growth in revenues for 2014, achieving another sales record at 220 million euros. Going forward, the manufacturer of heavy duty drive belts expects the ongoing financial year to deliver a stable performance. “Having topped the previous year's record in 2014, we have every intention to maintain the high level or even exceed it,” said CEO Reinhold Mühlbeyer. “Our mid-year result of 136.7 million euros (by the end of July 2015) marks a slight year-on-year increase.”

New Sales Offices in New Zealand and Turkey
The Arntz Optibelt Group is growing steadily. In a bid to meet strong demand in South-Eastern Europe under its own steam, Optibelt opened a new branch in Istanbul in August. The new subsidiary OPTIBELT Güç Aktarma - OPTIBELT Power Transmission Turkey (OTR) will handle the regional marketing with its own sales team, management and warehouse. The high quality of Optibelt products is already well known in the region, and sales expectations are high as a result.
In July, the retroactive takeover of Tranz Corp., a New Zealand-based specialist for spare parts for drive elements was finalised. The company's product range of heavy duty belts, wheels, bearings, chains, transmissions and variator drives perfectly complements the product portfolio of Optibelt.
Optibelt also expanded its distribution in Latin America in recent years by opening proprietary branch offices in Columbia (2014) and Brazil (2013). Moreover, the year 2014 saw the opening of an Optibelt branch in Bangkok, Thailand. Two years ago, the company also reinforced its sales structures in the United States and in Russia.

New Manufacturing Site in the Netherlands
In another new development in 2015, Optibelt bought into the production of mechanical drive components in the metal products area by taking over the Dutch company Walk. The current product spectrum of Walk includes assembly units and gear boxes, (special) lock washers and rack rails, sprocket wheels and gear wheels, as well as standard drive components. With its modern means of production and its high technical competence, Optibelt-Walk offers support in drive issues and drive arrangements. In-house CAD workstations permit 3D renderings of complex customer drawings.
Optibelt has consistently expanded its competence in the segments of drive belts and metal products, and is now in a position to efficiently provide drive solutions of every sort for special purpose engineering, packaging, transport and conveyor technology as a one-stop shop.
The Arntz Optibelt Group operates eight production sites in Europe and Asia, including the headquarters in Höxter, where it recently invested c. 10 million euros in a new logistics warehouse. The company now maintains a global presence with proprietary sales and logistics sites. Formed as a family business 143 years ago, it now has a workforce of around 1,800 employees.

Expansion of Existing Manufacturing Sites in Europe
The financial year concluded also focused on the expansion or extension of the manufacturing plants in Europe. Taking a forward-looking approach to the market requirements of tomorrow, the Arntz Optibelt Group expanded its locations in the Irish town of Letterkenny – where a new manufacturing plant for the production of polyurethane toothed belt will start operating in 2015 – and in the Romanian town of Tautii Magheraus. The building capacities in Romania will be more than doubled to c. 10,000 square metres, and a new agitator, among other facilities, will start operating here by the end of the year.

New Products in the High-Performance Drive Belt Segment
At the Hanover Trade Fair, Optibelt presented not one but two new belts. In addition to the heavy-duty belt series “Conveyor Power,” specifically designed for conveying systems, the “Delta Chain Carbon” became the second heavy-duty toothed belt made of polyurethane to be put on the market.
The innovative polyurethane belts deliver a power transmission increase of up to 100 % compared to heavy-duty toothed belts made of rubber. The use of an innovative combination of materials permits a considerable reduction in the width of power drives. It also permits the construction of drives with very high torques. Moreover, the carbon cord offers a high-powered alternative to drives using roller chains. Demand for these products comes from a variety of industries, including wood processing, paper mills and fabric manufacturing, special purpose engineering, and motorcycle technology.
(Video on the product website: http://www.optibelt.com/delta-chain/)



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E-mail: marketing@optibelt.com
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S-21762 Malmö

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Fax +46-40-49 90 10

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Moscow region

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OPTIBELT (UK) Ltd.
5 Bishops Court
Winwick Quay
GB-Warrington WA2 8QY
Cheshire

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Fax +44-19 25-57 37 51

E-mail: info@optibelt.co.uk
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OPTIBELT Nederland B.V.
Haarlemmerstraat 28
NL-2181 HC Hillegom

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Fax +31-252-53 47 35

E-mail: info@optibelt.nl
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OPTIBELT Polska Sp. z o.o.
ul. Budowlanych 11
PL-41-303 Dąbrowa Górnicza

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+48-32-261 91 92/64
Fax +48-32-260 42 08

E-mail: biuro@optibelt.net.pl
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OPTIBELT GmbH
Filiaal België
Draaiboomstraat 6 bus 8
B-2160 Wommelgem

Tél. +32-3-3 25 22 75
Fax +32-3-3 26 09 55

E-mail: info@optibelt.be
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OPTIBELT AG
Bodenackerstrasse 70
CH-4657 Dulliken

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Fax +41-62-285 50 01

E-mail: vertrieb@optibelt.ch
OPTIBELT Austria

OPTIBELT Österreich GmbH
Carlbergergasse 38
A-1230 Wien

Tel. +43-1-8 65 43 97
Fax +43-1-8 65 43 96

E-mail: office@optibelt.at
OPTIBELT Hungary

OPTIBELT Hungary Kft.
Szegedi út 1 – 5
H-6792 Zsombó

Tel. +36-62-595-275
Fax +36-62-255-275

E-mail: info@optibelt.hu
OPTIBELT France

OPTIBELT France S.A.S
54, Rue de la Gare
B.P. N° 13
F-68520 Burnhaupt-le-Haut

Tél. +33-3-89 62 75 10
Fax +33-3-89 62 75 19

E-mail: optibelt-france@optibelt.fr
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OPTIBELT AG
Corso Sempione, 221
I-20025 Legnano (Mi)

Tel. +39-0331-48 10 20
Fax +39-0331-48 10 75

E-mail: m.gussoni@optibelt.it
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OPTIBELT España, S.A.
C/ de Josep Carner 1
E-08205 Sabadell

Tel. +34-93-7 20 79 60
Fax: +34-93-7 10 96 19

E-mail: info@optibelt.es
OPTIBELT Czech Republic

OPTIBELT GmbH (Organizacni Slozka)
Prikop 843/4
60200 Brno - Zabrdovice

Tel. +420 545 176 525
Fax: +420 545 176 526

E-Mail: info@optibelt.cz
OPTIBELT Romania

S. C. OPTIBELT Power Transm. SRL
66 Str., 14
437345, Tautii Magheraus

Tel. +40 3624 18994
Fax: +40 3624 18995

E-mail: cs.kala@optibelt.com
OPTIBELT Güç Aktarma Ekipmanlari

San. ve Tic. Ltd. Sti.
ITOSB Istanbul Tuzla OSB
7.Cadde No.14
Eski Ankara Asfalti
Tepeören – Tuzla / Istanbul

Tel. +90 216 504 23 00
Fax +90 216 504 23 03

info@optibelt.com.tr
OPTIBELT Kanada

OPTIBELT (Canada) Inc.
3600 Ridgeway Dr.
Unit 3
Mississauga, Ontario L5L 0B4

Tel. +1-905-608-0101
TOLL FREE: +1-888-529-8844
Fax +1-905-608-2302

E-Mail: info@optibelt.ca
OPTIBELT Corporation

565 E. Fullerton
Carol Stream, IL 60188/USA

Tel. +1-630-628-84 00
Fax +1-630-871-42 80

E-mail: info@optibelt-usa.com
OPTIBELT South Carolina

105 Ben Hambly Rd. Unit F
Greenville, SC 29615

Phone:  864-328-0285
Fax: 864-288-5999
Toll Free: 800-292-6081

E-mail: info@optibelt-usa.com
OPTIBELT Texas

1225 E. Crosby Rd. B14
Carrollton, TX 75006

Phone: 972-591-2258
Fax: 972-242-1051
Toll Free: 800-292-6081

E-mail: info@optibelt-usa.com
OPTIBELT California

10911 Painter Ave.
Sante Fe Springs, CA 90670

Phone: 562-781-7102
Fax: 562-941-5049
Toll Free: 800-292-6081

E-mail: info@optibelt-usa.com
OPTIBELT Mexico

OPTIBELT de Mexico, SRL de CV
Av. 5 de Febrero 1702 C, Bodega 5
Queretaro
CP. 76120

Tel. +52 (0) 442-2103741

E-mail: info@optibelt.mx
OPTIBELT Colombia

Bogotá/Colombia

Tel. + 57.1.3220114

E-mail: latin-info@optibelt.com
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OPTIBELT (Canada) Inc.
351 Steelcase Road West, Unit 8 & 9
L3R 4H9 Markham, Ontario/Canada

Tel. +1-905-477-8114
Fax +1-905-477-0857

E-mail: info@optibelt.ca
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OPTIBELT Brasil

OPTIBELT do Brasil Ltda.
Rua das Castanheiras, No. 200, Galpao 84
Jardim Sao Pedro - Hortolandia – S.P.
CEP 13187 – 065 / Brasil

Tel. +55 19-3116-0500

E-mail: optibeltdobrasil@optibelt.com
OPTIBELT India

OPTIBELT Power Transmission India Private Limited
301-02 Shoppers Orbit
Alandi Road, Vishrantwadi
Pune - 411 015 India

Tel. +91 2040 702700
Fax +91 2040 702710

E-mail: v.rego@optibelt.in
OPTIBELT China

OPTIBELT Power Transmission (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.

Sales Company
Room 203, Building No.5,
No.3599 Qixin Rd.
Minhang District
201101 Shanghai

Tel. +86 (0) 21 5768 7465
Fax +86 (0) 21 5768 7462

E-mail: sales@optibelt.com.cn
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Chengdu Sales Office
Room 627, Ken Business Building,
No.22 South Yihuan Road
610000 Chengdu

Tel. +86 (0) 28 8769 5959
Fax +86 (0) 28 8769 4669

E-mail: sales@optibelt.com.cn
OPTIBELT China

Changchun Sales Office
Room 2807, Buliding No.2 Wanda Plaza, Hongqi street
130000 ChangChun

Tel. +86 (0) 431 8193 6255
Fax +86 (0) 431 8193 8785

E-mail: sales@optibelt.com.cn
OPTIBELT China

Tianjin Sales Office
Room 1901, Guohua Plaza, No.857 South Dagu Road,
Hexi District
300200 Tianjin

Tel. +86 (0) 22 5819 5796
Fax +86 (0) 22 5819 5765

E-mail: sales@optibelt.com.cn
OPTIBELT China

Hefei Sales Office
Room 2105, Building No.7, Swan Lake Wanda Plaza, Shushan District
230000 Hefei

Tel. +86 (0) 551 6353 9726
Fax +86 (0) 551 6353 9726

E-mail: sales@optibelt.com.cn
OPTIBELT China

Guangzhou Sales Office
Room 1623, Block A, Shangde Plaza, Wushan Road,
Tianhe District
510635 Guangzhou

Tel. +86 (0) 20 8365 0921
Fax +86 (0) 20 8365 0935

E-mail: sales@optibelt.com.cn
OPTIBELT China

Qingdao Sales Office
Room 2532, Block B, No.112 Yanji Road, Shibei District
266000 Qingdao

Tel. +86 (0) 532 5566 2465
Fax +86 (0) 532 5566 2460

E-mail: sales@optibelt.com.cn
OPTIBELT Thailand

TPARK Bangna No.89/14 Moo 5
Bangna-Trad Road KM.39
T.Bangsamak A.Bang Pakong
Chachoengsao, Thailand 24130

Tel. +66 - 0 381 44 09
Fax +66 - 0 381 44 10

E-mail: sales@optibelt.co.th
OPTIBELT Singapore

OPTIBELT Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
204 Bedok South Avenue 1,
Singapore 469333

Tel. +65-6545 4682
Fax +65-6545 4685

E-mail: sales@optibelt.com.sg
OPTIBELT Australia

OPTIBELT Australia Pty. Ltd.
PO Box 4483
Dandenong South VIC 3164 Australia
114 - 118 Rodeo Drive
Dandenong, Victoria 3175 Australia

Tel.: +61 3 8791 2700
Fax: +61 3 8791 2799

E-mail: sales@optibelt.com.au
OPTIBELT New Zealand

OPTIBELT New Zealand Limited
343 Church St, Penrose
Auckland, NZ

Tel.: + 649 634 55 11
Fax: +649 634 55 18

E-mail: sales@optibelt.co.nz
OPTIBELT Indonesia

OPTIBELT Indonesia
Menara Bidakara II, 9th Floor Unit 6
Jl. Jend. Gatot Subroto kav. 71-73
Menteng Dalam
Tebet, South Jakarta 12870

Tel.: +61 3 8791 2700
Fax: +61 3 8791 2977

E-mail: sales@optibelt.com.sg
OPTIBELT Philippines

OPTIBELT Asia Pacific Phils. Rep. Office
Unit 1608, Prestige Tower
F. Ortigas Jr. Ave.
Pasig City 1605

Tel.: +63 2320 6784
Fax: +63 2325 6784

E-mail: sales@optibelt.com.sg