Darmstadt, February 19, 2009

    Schenck Process Acquires the Bulk Material Handling Assets of the TEDO Company s.r.o.

    Darmstadt, 18th of February 2009

    Schenck Process is pleased to announce the acquisition of the bulk material handling assets of the TEDO Company s.r.o., Czech Republic. This acquisition further strengthens the position of Schenck Process as a global supplier of solutions throughout the process industries.

    Founded in 1993, TEDO have profound engineering competencies within the field of bulk material handling and serve a similar customer base to Schenck Process in the cement and power industries. TEDO’s innovative range of tube conveyors, conveyors with u-shaped rubber belts and vertical bucket conveyors compliments Schenck Process’ existing range of bulk material handling applications and strengthens our position in the European market.

    As a result of this acquisition, TEDO’s highly experienced engineering and design team will be integrated into Schenck Process’ Czech Republic organisation, Schenck Process s.r.o., located in Prague.

    Schenck Process with headquarters located in Darmstadt, Germany, are global market leaders of solutions in measuring and process technologies in industrial weighing, feeding, screening and automation. Schenck Process develops, manufactures and markets a full range of solutions, products and turnkey systems on the basis of combining process engineering expertise, reliable components and field-proven technology.

    Schenck Process is organised along 5 International Business Segments, namely:

    Heavy: Cement, Gypsum, Sand & Gravel, Steel and NF Metals industries
    Light: Chemicals, Food, Pharmaceuticals and Plastics industries
    Mining: Mining industries
    Power: Coal-Fired Power Plants and associated industries
    Transport Automation: Logistical processes – road, rail and port

    Employing approximately 2,000 staff, Schenck Process has activities in more than 40 countries and operates 16 state-of-the art assembly facilities globally.