09/15/2010

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Comprisetec sells handrail business to Semperit

Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Gerd Nicklisch, who four years ago, together with director Christian-André Keun and Prof. Karl Schulte founded the company specialising in fibre composites commented that it has been a "good deal for everyone involved."Comprisetec has caused a stir some years ago with the launch of coloured handrails for escalators: Instead of the traditional black ones made of rubber, the company produced a red, blue and green handles with a fibre reinforced TPE.Worldwide, approximately 5000 of these handrails have been installed until now.

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