Chip molder GPI bets on vertical integration, acquires moldmaker


Gambling chip manufacturer Gaming Partners International (GPI; Las Vegas, NV) now has internal moldmaking capabilities through the acquisition of the moldbuilding assets of the French firm OMC Sarl and its subsidiary OMC Industries (OMC). GPI says the deal gives it greater control over its entire chip-manufacturing process while maintaining "the highest internal standards of gaming currency manufacturing security."

GPI has worked directly with OMC for more than 20 years, according to GPI's president and CEO, Gregory Gronau, who said that having "direct access to the equipment necessary to produce high-precision molds will enhance our existing chip production process."...
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