PLC Holding acquires Wisconsin Oven Corp.

May 2, 2012

PLC Holding has acquired Wisconsin Oven Corporation, East Troy, Wisconsin, USA, a leading American manufacturer of industrial ovens for the aerospace, automotive, composite and finishing industries.

PLC Holding, headquartered in France, has offices located in the United States, Germany, France, Romania, India, and China, and is now comprised of Elmetherm, Elino, Wistra, Wisconsin Oven Corporation, and Mecarom Dotcom LTD. Details regarding the acquisition have not been disclosed.

PLC Holding provides products and services for several industries. Their target markets include automotive, aerospace, electronics, chemical, technical ceramics, porcelain, automation, refractory materials, and powder metallurgy. PLC Holding provides customers in these markets with engineering and manufacturing for material handling systems, automation systems, heat treating industrial ovens and furnaces.

Wisconsin Oven Corporation has been designing, engineering, and manufacturing industrial ovens and other heating equipment for nearly 40 years and claim to be  America’s largest manufacturer of the broadest range of industrial ovens.

David Strand, President and CEO of Wisconsin Oven Corporation, stated, “We are very excited about the opportunity to combine our talents and experience with those of the PLC Holding group. Collectively the group will have the resources and capability to serve all of our customers’ heat processing needs regardless of temperature requirements. It will also strengthen our global opportunities, expand our market reach and combine our current customer base for future growth.”

www.wisoven.com 

 

Posted by: Paul Whittaker, Editor ipmd.net, [email protected]   

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