Simona America Acquires Laminations Inc.
Simona America Inc., Hazleton, PA/USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Simona AG, Kirn, Germany, announces its acquisition of Laminations Inc., with headquarters and operations in Archbald, PA/USA.
Laminations Inc. is a leading US manufacturer of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and fluoropolymer sheet products and lining laminates. Simona America, a major producer of polyolefins and PVC sheet and rod products, supplies the North American market primarily through its authorized distributor network. Michael Lynch, President and CEO of Laminations Inc., will manage the new Simona America entity as Chief Executive Officer.
For Simona America, the acquisition provides a broader range of products, production methods and more production capacity to capitalize on the potential for growth in the North American market. Laminations’ capabilities in HDPE include unique color technologies and an extensive product range developed for applications in outdoor recreational structures, signage, furniture and the marine industry. Its high performance products, marketed under the “Lamcorr” brand, include flameinhibiting PP, PVDF, PFA, E-CTFE and a proprietary grade of PVC, and are used widely in applications for semiconductor and chemical processing equipment. These products complement Simona America’s extensive product portfolio which includes sheets made of PVC Type I, PVC VS I, polypropylene homopolymer and copolymer as well as solid rods. The combined product lines and capabilities position the company as a market leader for semi-finished plastic products in the semiconductor and chemical process industries.
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