Flambeau beefs up blowmolding with Partners in Plastics purchase


Flambeau Inc. has acquired Partners in Plastics LLC (PIP; Sharon Center), a Northeast Ohio based blowmolder serving the healthcare, lawn and garden, agriculture, consumer products, industrial, and fuel tank markets. This move for Flambeau, a subsidiary of Nordic Group of Companies Ltd. (Baraboo, WI), comes only five months after it successfully merged the MasterCraft Companies of Phoenix.

PIP's Sharon Center facility covers 123,000-sq-ft and is ISO 9001:2000 quality and UL certified. The site operates 15 dual-head blowmolding machines with shot sizes ranging from 3-40 lb.

PIP has run polyolefin materials, including high-density and high-molecular-weight polyethylene and polypropylene, as well as polyphenylene ether resin and polystyrene blend Noryl, urethane, and polycarbonate/polybutylene terephthalate PC/PBT blend Xenoy....
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