Michigan Roll Form Inc., a Fraser, Mich.-based maker of cut-off equipment and pre-notch dies for vinyl siding, has purchased the intellectual property and inventory of Tru-Tech Tool and Machine Co.
The automotive, appliance and office equipment industries use Tru-Tech equipment to make strong profiles with a metal substrate coated with plastics or rubber, according to Michigan Roll Form President Steve Arens. The Tru-Tech equipment forms the metal shape and cuts the finished product.
Michigan Roll Form's purchase includes all machine and tooling designs and records, inventory of spare parts, engineering drawings and sales records. Michigan Roll Form also has obtained the exclusive rights to use the brand name, copyrights and trademarks.
Terms were not disclosed. Michigan Roll Form has moved the items to Fraser from Tru-Tech's former plant in Muskegon, Mich.
We will provide the parts and service support that these customers need going forward, Arens said.
Michigan Roll Form's plastics-related products include the downstream equipment for vinyl siding and other extruded parts and rotary perforators for high-speed perforating, louvering and embossing. The company also supplies equipment for metal processing.
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