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Milacron completes Mold-Masters purchase

Plastics technology business Milacron LLC has completed its acquisition of Canadian hot runner specialist Mold-Masters Ltd.


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April 1, 2013 by Canadian Plastics

Plastics technology business Milacron LLC has completed its acquisition of Canadian hot runner specialist Mold-Masters Ltd.

Georgetown, Ont.-based Mold-Masters was sold by London-based investment firm 3i Group in February 2012 in a deal valued at Cdn$975 million. Under the terms of the transaction, Milacron acquired 100 per cent of the shares of Mold-Masters.

Bill Barker, president and CEO of Mold Masters, will continue to lead that business.

“Today marks a very important and exciting transformation for our companies,” said Tom Goeke, CEO of Milacron LLC. “We now have the widest range of exceptional plastics processing equipment, technologies and services in the world, supported by a team of experts with the engineering, product development and application-specific expertise that our customers need to succeed.”