Just a few weeks after being named Large Company of the Year in the county where it is based, Maryland Plastics Inc. has grown even larger. The molder of a proprietary range of plastics cutlery, tableware, cups, serving dishes and more, has acquired most of the assets associated with Galaware, a competitor in this market.
Galaware was acquired in July 2009 by Proto-Cast LLC (Douglassville, PA), a custom molder and moldmaker serving the electronics, medical, industrial, sporting goods and other markets. Maryland Plastics' general manager, Jack Bucchioni, told PlasticsToday that his company (Federalsburg, MD) has acquired Galaware's brands, intellectual property, trademarks, all tooling and associated parts, its customer lists, inventory and select key personnel. Galaware-brand products include bowls, plates/dishes, trays, utensils, tumblers/cups, boxes and picnic sets....