Material & Design Solutions Acquires APS Plastics & Manufacturing

May 17 2021

Material & Design Solutions (MDS), a provider of high-performance components for a variety of sealing applications in high temperature, high pressure, and corrosive environments, announces the acquisition of the assets of APS Plastics and Manufacturing (Tomball, Texas). The purchase price was not disclosed.
APS Plastics is a full-service, custom plastic, metal, and composite component manufacturer, providing engineering solutions for complex, precision-machined parts for the oil and gas, aerospace, medical, food processing, and electronics industries. The privately-held company has been in business for 15 years, and has 10 employees.
MDS acquired the assets of APS for the company’s extensive machining capabilities. Assets include six CNC lathes and five CNC mills which will be utilized by MDS to machine Pektron PEEK, Texron PTFE, and other thermoplastics into finished components.
MDS provides high performance molded and machined thermoplastic components with advanced sealing solutions from materials that include Pektron PEEK, Texron PTFE, polyphenylene sulfide (PPS), Torlon PAI, Vespel PI, and other thermoplastic polymers, for a variety of critical services applications in the oil & gas and semiconductors markets. MDS also provides Petroz FFKM, FKM, and TFE/P elastomer seals, and electrical connectors.
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