Abtex Corporation, Dresden, New York, USA, producer of customised, integrated machine and brush deburring solutions for the manufacturing industry, has been acquired by The Malish Corporation, Mentor, Ohio, USA, a manufacturer of commercial and industrial brushes, custom plastic extrusions, rotational moulded and other speciality products.
The Malish Corporation was founded in 1945 and is a family-owned business, with Jeff Malish serving as President & CEO. It has manufacturing operations in Mentor, Ohio; Dongguan, China; and Wroclaw, Poland. It acquired Abtex’s assets on December 6, 2019.
According to The Malish Corporation, the acquisition of Abtex will further diversify the company’s product offering and provide a higher quality service to its customers. Abtex will reportedly remain a standalone entity with all employees remaining with the company including Jason Saner continuing in his role as president.