Mearthane Products Corp. (MPC) has acquired Creative Urethanes Inc., a Winchester, Va.-based company with reaction injection molding and other polyurethane manufacturing services.
MPC of Cranston, R.I., says that Creative's manufacturing processes and product lines complement its custom polyurethane components business. Creative and its team will remain located in Winchester.
"Creative's RIM and cast urethane businesses expand the breadth of capabilities we can offer our current customers and will help us grow in new markets," MPC President Pete Kaczmarek said.
"Moreover, this combination strengthens our position in the recreational and industrial wheel markets, and opens new opportunities for Creative's Durastatic abrasion resistant piping system."
Creative Urethanes says it is the largest maker of urethane skateboard wheels, a market in entered in 1970s.
The purchase represents MPC's third acquisition in about a year, having also recently acquired Elmco Tool and Rhode Island Water Jet.