Vollrath buys Acry Fab

By Frank Antosiewicz
Correspondent

Published: January 11, 2013 6:00 am ET

Related to this story

Topics Mergers & Acquisitions, Thermoforming

SHEBOYGAN, WIS. (Jan. 11, 10:30 a.m. ET) — Vollrath Co. Inc. has acquired acrylic product manufacturer Acry Fab Inc. of Sun Prairie, Wis., according to mergers and acquisition adviser Generational Equity LLC.

Acry Fab was started about 30 years ago. The company designs and thermoforms food-accessory dispensing items, mainly for convenience stores. Among its product lines are the Lid Saver Lid Dispenser; bakery cases; countertop, in-counter and self-serve dispensers; as well as organizers, holders and accessories.

The company also makes customized plastic items such as laboratory equipment, medical equipment accessories and parts for OEMs.

The deal closed Dec. 20. Terms were not disclosed.

Vollrath, which is headquartered in Sheboygan, has been manufacturing equipment and small-wares supplies for prepping and cooking food for 137 years.

The company said it will continue to make acrylic products at the Sun Prairie facility.

The deal is Vollrath’s second for a plastics company. It acquired injection molder Traex Co. of Dane, Wis., in April 2011.

Generational Equity is a Dallas-based adviser for middle-market businesses.


Comments

Vollrath buys Acry Fab

By Frank Antosiewicz
Correspondent

Published: January 11, 2013 6:00 am ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

Accella buys IPS Polymer Systems

March 3, 2015 5:26 pm ET

Accella Performance Materials Inc. is acquiring IPS Polymer Systems Inc. to expand the firm's growing polyurethane operation.    More

Image

Coveris sees 'common culture' form after mergers, acquisitions

March 3, 2015 11:37 am ET

Coveris Holdings Corp. is a mega-rollup in packaging, a major international player, said Robert Larson, president of Coveris' Food and Consumer North ...    More

Image

Bayer expands with acquisition of Germany's Thermoplast Composite

March 3, 2015 10:59 am ET

Bayer AG's Bayer MaterialScience LLC has bought composite materials specialist Thermoplast Composite GmbH based near Nuremberg, Germany.    More

Image

Almost half of mid-market firms say they are looking to buy competitors

March 2, 2015 3:52 pm ET

There are steps that plastics business owners can take to keep the mergers and acquisitions parade rolling into 2015.    More

Image

Born to be plastic — a DIY Harley-Davidson

February 27, 2015 11:12 am ET

Owning a real Harley-Davidson was not enough for bike nut Peter Manning; he wanted a model of his favorite motorcycle too.    More

Market Reports

Flexible Packaging Trends in North America

North America represents about 30 percent of the global consumption of flexible packaging. Annual growth in this region is forecast at 4 percent during the next 5 years.

For more insight on growth opportunities, drivers of growth and the outlook for 2015, download this report.

Learn more

Plastics Recycling Trends in North America

This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.

Learn more

Plastics in Mexico - State of the Industry Report

This report analyzes the $20 billion plastics industry in Mexico including sales of machinery & equipment, resins and finished products.

Our analysts provide insight on business trends, foreign investment, top end markets and plastics processing activity. The report also provides important data on exports, production, employment and value of plastics products manufactured.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events