Hannecard Acquires ASB Industries

The French company Hannecard has settled in the American continent after Africa, Europe, Asia and South America. Hannecard acquires the well-known company ASB Industries located in Barberton, Ohio.

Hannecard Acquires ASB Industries

Both companies joined forces on the 15th of January and will operate under the name Hannecard Roller Coatings, Inc. in the US.

ASB industries, run as a family business, is recognized in the USA for its industrial coating services like thermal spray (HVOF, flame spray, plasma spray, electric arc spray, ….) and cold spray coatings.

ASB industries will be able to benefit from Hannecard’s worldwide expertise and R&D and at the same time Hannecard will expand ASBs recognized technology throughout Europe, Asia and Africa. From now on, ASB will also be able to propose, next to its sprays, a broad range of rubber and polyurethane coatings for rollers.

The addition of the complimentary services and coatings, will create a much broader product and service offering for both companies.

Hannecard: A Century of Experience in Roller Coverings

With more than 120 years of experience, Hannecard is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of industrial roller coverings in rubber, polyurethane, composite and carbide to various sectors.

Hannecard also offers a wide range of other services, from roller maintenance to roller repair and roller optimization. To the textile finishing industry, Hannecard SAS supplies, under the Rollin brand:


  • Rubber belts for compressive shrinking machines: Sanfor, Comfit, Bonzai
  • Rubber coverings for the cylinders of textile finishing machines’ padders, from sizing to visiting
  • Anti-sticking rubber coverings for coating lines
  • Metal rollers for Tubetex machines
  • Roll covering tape.

Hannecard solutions apply to all textiles: knitted, woven – technical textiles and non-woven, from the preparation to the finishing process, including special anti-sticking coverings for fabrics coating.

Hannecard services include:

  • Technical visits at the mills to enhance the efficiency of the technical cylinders (e.g. squeezing rate), the lifetime of the rubber coatings, the shrinking rate of the shrinking machines,
  • Complete maintenance operations of the S-rolls,
  • The supply of complete steel base cylinders (standard or anti-flexion).

Among the textile finishing industry, Rollin supplies innovative solutions which accelerate the performance in a sustainable way.