Mergers & Acquisitions

Original Press Release

Plaskolite Acquires Pexco Extruded Sheet Business

Press release date: Dec 14, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Plaskolite, Inc., the nation's largest manufacturer of continuously processed acrylic sheet products, has acquired the extruded sheet business of Pexco LLC.

Pexco, an Atlanta, GA.-based manufacturer of custom-extruded plastic products, is selling its Columbia, S.C. - based extruded sheet business to Columbus, OH-based Plaskolite. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"Our goal has always been quite simple - to be the leader in the industry while strengthening our marketplace position for the benefit of our customers," said James R. Dunn, President and CEO of Plaskolite. "With this acquisition, we have reinforced our commitment to this goal with our customers, while building on our long-term investment in our American workforce and facilities."

"Our customers will immediately benefit from the addition of Pexco's extruded sheet products to Plaskolite's already extensive product line," added Mitchell P. Grindley, Plaskolite's Vice President of Marketing and Sales. "We will be able to leverage our state-of-the-art production assets by moving the Pexco sheet production to our Ohio (Columbus and Zanesville) and Mississippi (Olive Branch) facilities."

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Founded in 1950 in Columbus, Ohio, USA by the Dunn Family, Plaskolite, Inc. is proud to be the largest U.S. manufacturer of continuously processed acrylic sheet products. Plaskolite's reputation is based on service, quality, stability and integrity. Plaskolite currently has more than 530 employees and operates manufacturing facilities in Columbus and Zanesville, Ohio, Grand Saline, Texas; Compton, California; Olive Branch, Mississippi and Monterrey, Mexico.

Part of Odyssey Investment Partners and based in Atlanta with ten plants in the United States and Mexico, Pexco is a North American leader in the design and fabrication of custom extruded -moreplastics products. It provides standard and specialty parts and components to manufacturers and end-users for a broad range of custom applications, including aerospace, retail, traffic safety, medical, lighting and fence industries. Pexco offers a full range of custom design,engineering and fabrication services. Pexco meets the requirements of ISO 9001:2000, holds ISO 14001 registration for all of its manufacturing operations and operates three Class 100,000 clean rooms.