Material & Design Solutions acquires APS Plastics and Manufacturing
Material & Design Solutions (MDS), a supplier of components for sealing applications in high temperature, high pressure and corrosive environments, announced the acquisition of the assets of APS Plastics and Manufacturing. The purchase price was not disclosed.
APS Plastics, based in Tomball, TX, is a full-service manufacturer of custom plastic, metal and composite components. It supplies precision machined parts to the oil and gas, aerospace, medical, food and electronics industries. The private company has been in existence for 15 years and has 10 employees.
MDS said the company’s extensive machining capabilities were a key factor in the decision to acquire the assets of APS. Through this agreement, MDS has taken possession of six CNC lathes and five CNC mills, which will be used to machine Pektron PEEK, Texron PTFE and other thermoplastics into finished components.
MDS provides high performance molded and machined thermoplastic components with advanced sealing solutions from a range of thermoplastic polymers for critical service applications in the oil and gas and semiconductor markets. MDS also supplies Petroz FFKM, FKM and TFE / P elastomeric seals and electrical connectors.
Commenting on the acquisition, Matt Jorgensen, Managing Director, Machining Center, said MDS can now move from “resin to finished components with the ability to perform complex turning and milling operations, enabling MDS to be even more competitive with shorter prices and deadlines. on finished parts. “