CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO — Tekni-Plex Inc. of Somerville, N.J., has acquired PurePlast Inc. of Cambridge.
Tekni-Plex mainly designs and makes PVC packaging for the pharmaceutical and food industries.
PurePlast, formerly a division of Hoechst Celanese Corp., makes calendered PVC, including pharmaceutical-grade films.
Terms were undisclosed.
Tekni-Plex has acquired other companies in the past few years, including Dolco Packaging Corp. of Sherman Oaks, Calif.
PurePlast runs two extrusion lines and reported 1996 sales of about $5.9 million. The company employs about 25.
Tekni-Plex has sales of about $170 million.