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Unique Fabricating acquires Intasco


June 7, 2016
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

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Jun. 7, 2016 – Unique Fabricating Inc., which engineers and manufactures multi-material foam, rubber and plastic components utilized in noise, vibration and harshness management and air/water sealing applications for the automotive and industrial appliance market, has acquired Intasco Corp., a Canadian provider and manufacturer of precision die cut solutions. The new division will be called Unique-Intasco Canada, Inc.

Intasco provides specialized adhesive products to the automotive and manufacturing industries, primarily in Canada and the United States, as well as material conversion of pressure-sensitive products such as film, label stock and foams. Its manufacturing facilities include London, Ont., and Port Huron, Mich.

“This strategic, highly synergistic and accretive acquisition significantly broadens our solution offerings, production capabilities, and expands our reach in our existing markets, as well as certain adjacent, markets,” said John Weinhardt, CEO of Unique. “This acquisition is representative of our strategy to acquire profitable companies that add new markets, products and processes that enable us to recognize sales efficiencies and expand our scale.

Through this transaction we are enhancing our position as a one-stop shop for many of our current customers and creating opportunities to expand the addressable market of the Intasco business. This combination provides us with a stronger geographic presence in Canada, additional opportunities to service key customers and it helps us strengthen our competitive position in the markets we serve.”

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