Shima Seiki
Knitting Industry

Free membership

Receive our weekly Newsletter
and set tailored daily news alerts.

Industry Talk

Sateri acquires Funing Aoyang’s viscose fibre business

Acquisition will bring Sateri’s total number of viscose mills in China to six and total annual production capacity to more than 1.8 million tonnes.

7th May 2021

Knitting Industry
 |  Shanghai, China

Knitted Outerwear, Intimate Apparel

Sateri, the world’s largest producer of viscose fibre, has entered into agreement with Funing Aoyang Technology Co., Ltd. (Funing Aoyang) to acquire its viscose fibre business. The acquisition is part of Sateri’s growth strategy which will bring Sateri’s total number of viscose mills in China to six and total annual production capacity to more than 1.8 million tonnes.

Funing Aoyang is a subsidiary of listed company Jiangsu Aoyang Health Industry Co., Ltd. Its 330,000-tonne per annum mill that will be acquired by Sateri under the agreement, is located in Aoyang Industrial Park, Funing County, Jiangsu Province.  Sateri is a member of the RGE group of companies; RGE manages a group of resource-based manufacturing companies with global operations spanning Indonesia, China, Brazil, Spain and Canada.

Allen Zhang, Sateri’s President, said: “This acquisition will boost Sateri’s market footprint and further strengthen our ability to serve customers in eastern and northern China.  We will invest in advanced technologies to upgrade the mill so as to enhance its process technology, safety and environmental performance.  Through better management and operational excellence, we hope to make a positive impact to the local economy and accelerate the sustainable development of the industry.”

The closing of the acquisition is subject to procedural approvals by relevant authorities.

Sateri is the world’s largest producer of viscose fibre, a natural and sustainable raw material found in everyday items like textiles, baby wipes and personal hygiene products.

Its range of high-quality viscose products is independently verified as safe and responsibly produced. The company’s five mills in China collectively produce about 1.5 million tonnes of viscose fibre yearly. Sateri also produces textile yarn, spunlace nonwoven fabric and Lyocell fibre.

www.sateri.com              

 

Latest Reports

Business intelligence for the fibre, textiles and apparel industries: technologies, innovations, markets, investments, trade policy, sourcing, strategy...

Find out more