The acquisition is reported to bring deeper expertise in strategic growth markets, including semiconductor, life sciences, aerospace and defense, and industrial.
HOUSTON—Evantic, a portfolio company of Edgewater Capital Partners, has acquired Plastic Distributors and Fabricators, LLC (PDF), the company said in a release. The acquisition was described by Evantic as a continuation of “its strategy as an advanced materials and design engineered components platform.”
Evantic, headquartered in Houston, offers expertise in advanced materials science as a manufacturer of high-performance, design engineered components. Plastic Distributors and Fabricators is a manufacturer and fabricator of high-precision plastic components that are recognized as difficult to machine.
Plastic Distributors and Fabricators is said to excel at prototyping and manufacturing dimensionally complex parts with tight tolerances in demanding operating environments. Its part applications are reported to include covers, frames, housings, caps, filters, separators, gaskets, rings, wheels, and other structural components in the life sciences, semiconductor, aerospace, defense, and clean energy markets.
Evantic said PDF joins its portfolio of innovative providers of high-performance engineered parts. The portfolio of companies includes Altamira Material Solutions, Precision Fluorocarbon, and Vertec Polymers.
The addition of PDF to the Evantic family of companies is said to enhance their collective offering to new and existing customers by providing a range of benefits. Among them are deeper expertise and presence in strategic growth markets of the semiconductor, life science, aerospace and defense, and industrial markets, Evantic said. Additional benefits are reported to include enhanced capacity and capabilities with a versatile portfolio of 5-axis CNC machining centers, twin table routers, mill-turn machines, Robodrills, thermoforming, 3D printing, and vapor polishing services.
The acquisition of PDF is also said to bring unique engineering and machining expertise with tight tolerances of +/- 0.0005 inch; a robust portfolio of engineered machined components and material shapes; in-depth design, materials selection, and engineering expertise; and high levels of “quality, speed, and agility to deliver end-to-end custom solutions and enhanced product performance.”
“Our strong prototyping, fabrication, advanced machining capabilities, and additional capacity will complement Evantic’s existing portfolio of competencies,” said Plastic Distributors and Fabricators President Mark Abare, in a statement. “We look forward to being a part of the Evantic brand to better serve PDF’s long-tenured customer base and delivering our manufacturing prowess and processes to best serve Evantic’s customers.”
Tamara Horne, CEO of Evantic, also commented on the acquisition.
“As a result of PDF joining the Evantic family, the combined businesses will extend our geographical footprint, and strengthen and diversify our existing customer bases through cross-selling of advanced materials and manufacturing capabilities,” Horne said in a statement. “The portfolio of advanced materials, products, fabrication, and machining know-how that we can offer to our customers is significantly enhanced as a unified team to provide innovative solutions to meet the most challenging application requirements.”