Goodfellow Acquires the Technical Glass Company
Oakdale, PA...April 30, 2008... Goodfellow Cambridge Ltd., parent company of Goodfellow Corporation of Oakdale, Pennsylvania, has acquired The Technical Glass Company, a UK-based supplier of ceramics, ceramic components and specialist glass for scientific and industrial applications.
In announcing the purchase, Goodfellow Managing Director Stephen Aldersley stated, "The acquisition of Technical Glass not only extends our offering of ceramic products, it also brings enhanced competencies in custom fabrication and functionality. We expect the synergies resulting from this acquisition to be of significant benefit not only to a wide range of customers but also to both companies."
The Technical Glass Company is a well-regarded supplier of quality ceramics whose professional staff has extensive knowledge of ceramic products, properties and applications, as well as practical, hands-on experience in product development, manufacturing and technical problem solving. John Savage, the founder of The Technical Glass Company and an acknowledged expert in the field of glass and ceramics, will be staying with the business as a consultant. Information about the extensive range of ceramic and glass materials offered by The Technical Glass Company can be found at www.technicalglass.co.uk.
Goodfellow is a leading supplier of metals, polymers, ceramics and other materials to meet the research, development, and specialized production requirements of science and industry worldwide. The company specializes in supplying small quantities (a few grams to a few kilos) of metals and materials for research, prototype development and specialized manufacturing applications. The comprehensive Goodfellow Catalog can be accessed at www.goodfellow.com
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