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Vanguard Plastics acquires Primex Manufacturing

In a bid to strengthen its position as a construction materials manufacturer, Surrey, B.C.-based Vanguard Plastics ...


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August 11, 2008 by Canadian Plastics

In a bid to strengthen its position as a construction materials manufacturer, Surrey, B.C.-based Vanguard Plastics Ltd. has acquired injection molder Primex Manufacturing, of nearby Langley, B.C.

Terms of the purchase have not been disclosed.

“We’re very excited about this new acquisition,” says Bob Smart, president of Vanguard. “By adding Primex’s capacity to our own, we’ve taken the next step in positioning our firm as a major supplier to the construction industry.”

According to Smart, the acquisition provides increased capacity, additional patents and ownership of a well-recognized brand in the construction industry. “Vanguard’s construction products division will now include shelf support and fenestration products under the Vanguard banner and indoor and outdoor HVAC, building, and wire management products under the Primex brand,” he said.

Vanguard will also continue to design and manufacture Primex telecom enclosures, modular jacks, wire management and accessories, he added.

An injection molder, Vanguard Plastics Ltd. manufactures fenestration, shelf supports and plastic handled shopping baskets.

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