ERIKS group distributes mechanical engineering components to more than 100,000 customers in the chemical, food, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, refining, and metal industries. The company sells some 600,000 components used in the manufacture of sealing technology, power transmission, flow technology, industrial plastics, and tools and maintenance products. Such products include O-rings, electrical and mechanical transmissions, valves, and plastic piping. ERIKS additionally provides technical and logistics services to buyers. While most of the company's sales come from Western Europe, its worldwide operations include branches in Central Europe, the Middle East, the US, and Southeast Asia (including China).