Spartech Corp. buys three divisions of VPI

Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Business Today

The St. Louis-based Spartech Corp. recently announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of three divisions of Vinyl Plastics Inc., which is based in Wisconsin.

Those VPI operations acquired include the sheet products division that serves graphic arts, medical packaging and retail markets; the contract manufacturing division, which provides noncarpet flooring and sound barrier products to the transportation industry; and the film and converting division, which prints and laminates products for distribution. Sales of those three divisions run at an annual rate of around $110 million.

Spartech has 48 facilities in Canada, Mexico, Europe and the United States, including two in Cape Girardeau.

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