Plaskolite takes over Rotuba Extruders profile Lighting Business

Lightning SolutionPlaskolite LLC, the leading manufacturer of thermoplastic sheet products in North America, has taken over Rotuba Extruders, Inc.’s profile lighting business. Rotuba is the leader in the Custom Extruded Profile segment of the lighting industry.

The takeover of Rotuba Profiles Lighting business will enlarge the already thriving Profiles business of Plaskolite and would place the company as the top leader in the Profiles Lighting segment.  Rotuba’s President, Adam Bell,  will continue to lead the Plaskolite Rotuba Profiles business.

Mitchell Grindley, Plaskolite’s President, and CEO, said, “Rotuba has been extruding custom profiles for more than 60 years and is the leading supplier in the LED Lighting segment. This acquisition further strengthens our offering and our partnerships and allows us to rapidly develop extruded profiles to meet the demands of LED lighting”. He,  added, “Rotuba’s extensive custom extruded profile experience to the Plaskolite portfolio gives our customers the best and most extensive options available in the market.”

Plaskolite serves a wide range of customers including distributors, OEMs, and retailers. Windows, doors, lighting, signs, point-of-purchase displays and bath products use the customized products of Plaskolite.

After the takeover of Rotuba’s Profiles Lighting business, Plaskolite will have its operations in Columbus, Ohio; Zanesville, Ohio; Grand Saline, Texas; Compton, California; Olive Branch, Mississippi; Monterrey, Mexico; Memphis, Tennessee; Sheffield, Massachusetts; and Linden, New Jersey.

Adam Bell, commented, “We are excited to join the Plaskolite family.  We will continue bringing our customers value-added Profile design experience, along with our specialty-formulated polymers targeted at diffusing LED technology.  In addition, Rotuba customers will now have access to expanded extrusion capabilities and the benefits of a much larger manufacturing footprint.”

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