GW Plastics Acquires Avenue Mould Solutions
In response to growing customer demand in the medical device market, GW Plastics, Bethel, VT/USA, announced its purchase of Avenue Mould Solutions, a premier precision mold building, machining, and injection molding company based in Sligo, Ireland.
This acquisition will give GW Plastics a unique industry position with precision mold-building facilities in North America, Asia, and Europe, in addition to injection molding and contract manufacturing. Avenue Mould Solutions brings to GW Plastics expertise in building ultra-high-cavitation tooling up to 192 cavity molds for the medical device, diagnostics, and pharmaceutical markets.
GW Plastics is thrilled to partner with the Avenue team,” said Brenan Riehl, GW Plastics President and CEO. “Avenue Mould Solutions brings to GW Plastics an experienced and highly-skilled advanced manufacturing workforce, an award-winning mold-building company, and a growing medical device contract manufacturing business that has been successfully serving Ireland and other markets for 30 years. Felim McNeela, Avenue Mould Solution’s Managing Director and a founder, stresses that Avenue will continue to serve its existing customers and offer mold-building for customers who wish to do their own injection molding. “GW Plastics does not wish to change Avenue’s successful history of supplying tooling to our injection molding and contract manufacturing customers,” says McNeela.
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