Armacell strengthens its presence in Japan

Luxembourg / Tokyo, 4 January 2022 – Armacell, a global leader in flexible foam for the equipment insulation market and a leading provider of engineered foams, has acquired the engineering business of SpiderPlus & Co. Ltd.

Based in Tokyo, Japan, the engineering business SpiderPlus & Co. Ltd manufactures and supplies thermal insulation solutions for piping and duct work. The company also has a proven track record with Armacell solutions and has serviced the local construction and HVAC industries with ArmaFlex products for the past 20 years.

We are strengthening our footprint in Japan to support our growth in a market that values Armacell's technical offering and expertise,

says Patrick Mathieu, President & CEO of the Armacell Group.

This deal offers future expansion and new business opportunities, as well as improving Armacell's ability to serve our Japanese customers.

The engineering business of SpiderPlus & Co. Ltd comprises a highly-skilled team of Armacell-trained experts offering high-quality service.

Thermal insulation solutions are an important pillar of our product portfolio,

Liam Douglas, Armacell's Vice President APAC, adds.

After many years of experience in Japan's insulation industry, we are delighted to take our organisation to the next level, stepping closer to our customer's needs with excellent installation solution services, in a market where availability of expertise and skilled resources is key.

Armacell has been present in Japan through Armacell Japan Co. Ltd since 2012 and is led by Yoshihiko Yasumura, Armacell's General Manager Japan.

The parties have agreed to keep the purchased price of the transaction confidential. Armacell is currently rated B by Standard & Poor's and B3 by Moody's.

Key points:

  • Armacell acquires the engineering business of SpiderPlus & Co. Ltd 
  • Strengthening position in Japan's thermal insulation market 
  • Servicing local construction and HVAC industries with market-leading ArmaFlex® products