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Caplugs makes strategic acquisitions

14 February, 2014

Caplugs, the product protection company, has acquired and fully integrated the full range of industrial masking products of Shercon. The combined companies bring to the market more than 130 years' experience. In addition, Greentree, who has been the UK and Ireland representative for Shercon for the past 25 years, has now acquired the operations of Caplugs UK. Caplugs' in-house production and development capabilities of injection moulding, dip moulding, vinyl coating and extrusion have been complemented by Shercon's own manufacturing facilities for industrial masking offering temperature up to 315degC. Over the years the companies have constantly invested in the latest manufacturing techniques to produce millions of parts in a variety of materials to meet the most demanding of application and environments. Both Caplugs and Shercon are well-established companies supply leading international firms in industries such as aerospace, hydraulics, automotive, medical, electronics and offshore. Caplugs' facilities are approved to ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO/TS16949, ISO13485, and ISO Class 8 cleanroom compliance to ISO 1644. In the UK, Greentree – in partnership with Caplugs, 3M and other leading international manufacturers – can supply either one-off or volume production solutions from a range of over 9000 standard protection and masking parts or a custom solution to meet the most demanding of applications. Whether it be a hammer union protector for the offshore industry or an LDPE tear cap for hydraulic hose fittings, large stocks are held in the UK together with Greentree's own localised manufacturing facilities to ensure that customer needs are met on time. For further information contact sales@greentree-eng.co.uk or call 01684 533800.

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