Arlington Heights, Illinois -- Protexic Brands announced 7 Jan that it has bought Createc Corp., a custom maker of moulded foam products.
Protexic, a strategic business unit of Tegrant Corp. will take control of Indianapolis, Indiana-based foam moulder Createc, and its four manufacturing facilities in the US and Mexico, where it produces protective packaging, automotive components and speciality products.
Both companies manufacture protective foam packaging and other custom-developed parts in a wide range of polymeric materials, including polyurethane foam.
Bob Morris, president of Protexic Brands, said in the statement: "The addition of Createc strengthens our position in the engineered foam solutions industry. It expands our operating platform as we continue to bring innovative, sustainable solutions to our customers."
Protexic, headquartered in Arlington Heights, Illinois, says it operates more than 30 facilities throughout North America, including "regional technical centres, state-of-the-art environmental testing centres and a network of manufacturing and warehousing facilities." LMH