Acrylon optimistic about US manufacturing

American Custom Rotomolding is newly formed entity. Its sister company, Winnipeg, Manitoba-based Acrylon Plastics, operates three rotational molding plants and two extrusion plants. Acrylon also does thermoforming in one of the rotomolding plants.

Stephan Segal, vice president of American Custom Rotomolding, said the economic upswing made this a good time to buy and continue to run the Maple Plain plant.

“We’re optimistic about U.S. manufacturing,” Segal said in a telephone interview. “There will be no interruption to the customer base and no interruption to the people who work there.”

Cullen said 94 people work at the Maple Plain plant.

American Custom Rotomolding President and CEO Craig McIntosh said his firm’s customer base will rely on the more than 20 years of expertise of the team in Maple Plains.

“Over the next few weeks, American Custom Rotomolding looks forward to meeting with all of the Maple Plain employees and customers to ensure a smooth transition and an interrupted continued supply of exceptional products and services,” McIntosh said in a news release.