Sekisui America Acquires Allen Extruders
Sekisui America Corporation announced its acquisition of
Allen Extruders, Inc., of Holland, Michigan. Founded in
1970, Allen Extruders was among North America’s largest
privately owned manufacturers of extruded thermoplastic
sheet used in the thermoforming industry. The company’s proprietary
products include the Alextra™ line of high-gloss,
durable thermoplastic sheet. Sekisui America is the parent
company of Kleerdex Company, LLC, manufacturer of KYDEX®
thermoplastic sheet. Allen Extruders and Kleerdex Company
will operate independently.
“This acquisition enables Allen Extruders and Kleerdex
to combine their expertise, technology and other resources to generate original products and solutions,”
said Jim Medalie, President of Kleerdex Company.
Medalie will be responsible for the newly acquired company.
“We will invest in both companies over the next
few years to make sure they have the necessary tools to
grow while providing the best customer service in the
Mike Angell, part of Allen’s management team, was
named General Manager and will be based in Michigan.
The rest of Allen Extruders’ management team will remain
in place, with the exception of Sam Angell, who is retiring.
For more information, contact Mike Ringquist,
Allen Extruders, Inc., 1305 Lincoln Avenue, Holland, MI
49423, 800-833-1305/616-392-9004, Fax: 616-394-0100, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web: www.allenx.com.