August 2023 – Riverside, CA – Edge Plastics, Inc. (Edge), the manufacturer of ODI Grips, of Riverside, CA has been acquired by M.R. Industries LLC (Mission) of Corona, CA.
Edge Plastics has been in business for over 30 years. It is the manufacturer of ODI Grips, the market leader in high-quality handlebar grips serving the BMX, motocross, V-Twin, MTB, ATV, and watercraft markets. Edge also provides custom molding solutions to a variety of other industries.
“We are excited to leverage Edge Plastics’ expertise in cutting-edge tooling designs with M.R. Industries’ specialization in injection molded rubber products to create the new entity: ODI Manufacturing LLC. The rebranding reflects our vision to deliver exceptional products and services to customers across the action sports industry.” said Chris Vansell, Vice President of M.R. Industries LLC.
M.R. Industries LLC is a leading industrial conglomerate specializing in rubber and silicone products used in the plumbing, sewage, waterworks, power sports, heavy duty vehicle, U.S. military vehicle, construction and farm equipment, stationary generator, and marine industries with a worldwide reach.
Excerpts from above were taken from the M.R. Industries press release.
Plastics-focused investment banking firm MBS Advisors of Florence, MA represented Edge Plastics in the transaction.