Inteplast Group is pleased to announce that effective June 2, 2014 it has acquired the Medegen Medical Products, LLC and certain other assets of the patient care business unit of Medical Action Industries Inc. This business unit will operate as Medegen Medical Products.
Included in this acquisition are the manufacturing facilities in Gallaway, Tennessee, and Clarksburg, West Virginia, and the sales and marketing team supporting the patience care business unit. Charles Kelly will join Inteplast from Medical Action Industries and continue in his leadership role as President of Medegen Medical Products.
Dr. John Young, Chairman of Inteplast Group said, “The addition of the injection molded patient care products and blown film containment products to Inteplast’s existing medical products lines creates an opportunity for customers to deal with one vendor for more of their needs.” Inteplast further intends to invest in the existing facilities to improve function and capacity, according to Young, who also added, “We chose Medegen because of its proven track record of excellence as a supplier of quality healthcare products and because of its top-notch team of managers and associates who have made this operation the market leader that it is. We expect that it will become a cornerstone for our Inteplast Healthcare platform.” Young lauds highly the management team in place and believes that the Medegen culture of modesty and teamwork will mesh well with Inteplast’s own culture of no nonsense integrity and transparency that resulted in the company growing from its humble beginnings in Lolita, Texas, to becoming one of the largest integrated plastics substrates manufacturers in North America.
Inteplast operates state-of-the art manufacturing facilities throughout North America, where today it counts 40 plants and 10 warehouse facilities. Central to Inteplast’s existence is the belief in American manufacturing. “The Group was established based upon the belief that we can still do world-class, competitive manufacturing in the United States,” said Young. The creation of Inteplast Group over 20 years ago occurred at a time when similar operations were going overseas. The acquisition of these facilities is evidence of further commitment to this core belief according to Young, who adds, “While we have grown so much in the past twenty years, it all started here in the small town of Lolita, South Texas, from a simple blueprint. I am grateful to all our many colleagues for believing in the Inteplast ideal and for making this journey possible. It has been a privilege for me to work with so many hard-working colleagues over the years, and I look forward to working now with our Medegen colleagues to further continue to build upon its leading medical brand.”
Founded in 1991, Inteplast Group is the largest manufacturer of integrated plastics in North America, offering a wide variety of quality products. Headquartered in Livingston, New Jersey, Inteplast Group maintains three divisions—AmTopp, Integrated Bagging Systems (IBS), and World-Pak—covering a full range of customer needs. Inteplast’s 525-acre manufacturing facility in Lolita, Texas, is supported with the most innovative technology available. State-of-the-art plants have been developed at the site, which are the largest of their kind in the world. Combined capacity of this site alone exceeds one billion pounds of finished goods annually. Inteplast operates 40 manufacturing plants and 10 warehouses throughout North America. Visit http://www.inteplast.com for more information.