Keene Acquires Village Plastics Company

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July 8, 2017 — Keene Family of Companies announced an addition to its portfolio. Village Plastics Company has been acquired and will join Keene Building Products, Dependable, LLC and Continental Products, Ltd.

Village Plastics is still running 24 hours a day with the management staff that includes John Hosbach as manager.

Village Plastics Co. is a precision manufacturer of thermoplastic welding rod and 3D printing filament. The company offers an extensive product line and possesses manufacturing capabilities to extrude custom sizes, shapes and profiles to meet any requirements for extruded product.

The state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located in Barberton, Ohio, features completely customized extrusion lines combined with in-house tooling capabilities, which can provide cost-effective extrusion solutions. Delivering near-perfect consistency, monitoring with laser micrometers provides a superior level of precision and quality at competitive prices. Village Plastics Co. is a family-owned and -operated business dedicated to exceeding customers’ expectations.

The addition of Village Plastics will allow for brand expansion and give KEENE Family of Companies a chance to grow both locally and nationally. Jim Keene, CEO, stated, “With every acquisition we have found more synergistic aspects than we thought possible. The addition of Village Plastics will be no different, and the precision quality of the extrusions will add to our understanding of filament production while we develop further our profiling capabilities.”

Keene Building Products is a manufacturer of 3-dimensional filament products for the building envelope and noise control markets. Dependable, LLC is an American manufacturer of professional grade floor products for repair, restoration and new construction. Continental Products, Ltd. blends liquid coatings for industrial, wood and greenhouse markets. The Keene Family of Companies is the holding entity for all the assets.

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