At the 2018 MAPP Benchmarking Conference, MBS assembled and led a panel discussion titled, “Acquisitions from the Buyer’s Perspective.” The goal was to give plastics processors insight into what industry acquirers look for when they consider purchasing a plastics manufacturing business. The panel consisted of Morris Rowlett of Quantum Plastics, Steve Lunder of Granite State… Read more »
Molding Business Services is now MBS Advisors. We made this change because we are no longer solely focused on injection molding. In recent years, we have broadened our reach to include all types of plastics processing and engineered component manufacturing. And with the acquisition of Gros Executive Recruiters earlier in the year, we are now… Read more »
Molding Business Services (MBS) has experienced considerable growth over recent years, which in part is indicative of the health and strength of the entire plastics industry. The demand for MBS’s key services—M&A advisory, recruiting, and consulting—continues to increase. To support this demand today and in the years ahead, MBS has planned several enhancements to its… Read more »
Florence, MA – January 2018 – Molding Business Services of Florence, MA has acquired Gros Executive Recruiters of Franklin, Tennessee. Both firms provide recruiting and executive search services to the plastics industry. Molding Business Services (MBS) was founded in 1998 and during those 20 years, its recruiting division has focused almost exclusively on the injection molding… Read more »
Fall is bringing changes to Molding Business Services.We are pleased to announce that effective October 1, 2017, Jonathan Soucy has stepped into the role of President at MBS. We are thrilled to see Mr. Soucy in this new role, and happy to welcome former president, Terry Minnick, to the position of Chairman. Mr. Soucy spent… Read more »
Molding Business Services is pleased to announce that it served as the exclusive sell-side advisor to ProPlas Technologies and Sajar Plastics. ProPlas was acquired by Comar, a Graham Partners portfolio company. Sajar was acquired by Universal Plastics of Holyoke, MA.
INTRODUCTION Fueled by historically low interest rates, private equity investment in the molding industry is at record highs. We have seen numerous high profile buyouts announced on the newswires in the last 2-3 years. So far in 2017, the following noteworthy companies have all been acquired or recapitalized in private equity sponsored transactions: R&D Molders,… Read more »
According to a recent survey conducted by MAPP, 92 percent of plastics processing executives say that workforce development is the top issue for 2017. Click here to read the entire article in Plastics News.
Molding Business Services is pleased to announce that it served as the exclusive sell-side advisor to Richardson Molding Incorporated in its January 2017 sale to Owner Resource Group. Click here to learn more.
There are a variety of factors that affect the value of a molding business and influence its ultimate selling price. One of the most significant is customer concentration; specifically, having one customer account for more than 30% of revenue. In general, having one client dominate the majority of any business presents increased risks and will… Read more »
Molding Business Services is pleased to announce that it served as the exclusive sell-side advisor to the Bemis Manufacturing Company and Precision Tool and Die transactions that closed in October 2016.
Meadville, PA – June 27, 2016 – Prism Plastics, Inc. of Chesterfield, MI has acquired Tech Molded Plastics of Meadville, PA. Family owned and operated in Northwestern Pennsylvania for nearly 43 years, Tech Molded Plastics makes small precision parts for automotive, aerospace and electronics end-markets. It utilizes 36 injection presses from 33 to 440 tons of… Read more »