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ORACAL completes merger agreement
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ORACAL USA of Black Creek has merged with ORAFOL Americas Inc. of Avon, Conn., according to a news release.
Effective July 1, the entities will be restructured to form ORAFOL Americas Inc. with Randall Mertz and Andrew McNeill named as CEO and president, respectively.
ORACAL manufactures and markets premium pressure-sensitive films and industrial tapes for sign, screen print and digital imaging applications. ORAFOL Americas Inc. reflective solutions sold into a wide range of reflective applications including traffic signs, vehicle conspicuity, personal safety and maritime-safety applications.
“The merger of ORACAL USA and ORAFOL Americas Inc. will create more efficiency’s and give us a competitive advantage in the marketplace,” Mertz said. “The Black Creek  facility will continue to be the center of excellence for graphics and industrial tapes, and the Avon, Conn., facility will continue to be the center of excellence for reflective products.  We are excited about the opportunities this merger will bring to all of our employees and customers.  Our aggressive growth plans will require continued investment in people, technology, equipment and factories as well as new products and market opportunities.”

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