Plasticon Europe acquires AC Plastiques

07 January 2011

Plasticon Europe (Netherlands) is to acquire AC Plastiques Canada to strengthen its position in its core business and explore markets where it currently has limited presence.

Being part of the Plasticon Europe group, AC Plastiques will be able to offer a much wider product and service package to the market and profit from the synergy with the existing Plasticon Europe companies. AC Plastiques will remain an independent entity within the group operating under its current name, serving the North American market besides the power market that Plasticon North America will continue to service.

Plasticon Europe provides the chemical, water/wastewater, power generation and other process industries with integrated solutions for handling and containing critical fluids and gases. Plasticon Europe is Europe's largest manufacturer of specialty engineered and corrosion resistant glass fibre reinforced plastic and dual laminate products. The company has its head office in the Netherlands, with production locations in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, France, Finland, Thailand and Malaysia and sales offices in the United States, Belgium, Norway, Russia and Austria.

AC Plastiques is engaged in developing non-metallic solutions for corrosion related industrial problems. It produces tanks, apparatus and piping systems for mainly the chemical, metals & mining industry. AC Plastiques comprises locations in Montreal Canada, Louisiana USA (AC Plastiques USA LLC) and Shanghai China (AC Plastiques Jiaxing and Sanfang).

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