Sandvik Acquires China-based Premium Solid Round Tools Manufacturer Chuzhou Yongpu Carbide Tools

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    STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug 20, 2021 – Sandvik has completed the previously announced acquisition of 67% of Chuzhou Yongpu Carbide Tools Co., Ltd, a China based premium solid round tools company, with a call option to buy the remaining part in three years’ time.

    The company had revenues of approximately SEK 400 million for the twelve month period Q2 2020 to Q1 2021, an EBIT margin slightly dilutive to Sandvik Manufacturing and Machining Solutions. Impact on earnings per share will initially be neutral.

    The company will be reported in Sandvik Coromant, a division within Sandvik Manufacturing and Machining Solutions.

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    Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and sustainability. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining industry and rock excavation within the construction industry; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2020, the Group had approximately 37,000 employees and revenues of about 86 billion SEK in more than 160 countries within continuing operations. For more information, visit https://www.home.sandvik/en.