Novel approach fuels Flambeau's medical push


Flambeau will use a unique approach to medical molding as a platform to establish a major global presence.

The Nordic Group of Companies (Barbaroo, WI) says it will invest aggressively in its newly created Flambeau Medical Markets Group in an effort to make it one of the top ten medical market suppliers in North and Central America in the next three to five years.

"First up is to organically grow our business from our existing location in Arizona," Dale Behm, newly appointed vice president of the Flambeau Medical Products Group, told in an interview. "What we really see as a sweet spot is growing business in California. Shipping costs from Arizona are low because of the amount of empty runs going back to California."

The Flambeau Medical Markets Group was formed last year when Nordic and its Flambeau plastics unit bought 43-year-old Mastercraft (Phoenix, AZ)....
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