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EIS, Inc. Acquires Tekra Corporation

New Berlin, WI – EIS, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, has acquired the assets of Tekra Corporation based in New Berlin, WI. Tekra is a leading independent coater, converter, and distributor of specialty plastic films and adhesives. This transaction will expand the capabilities and the converting technologies of the EIS Fabrication Division which currently operates from six facilities in North America.

Bob Thomas, president and CEO of EIS, said “We are pleased to welcome Tekra Corporation to the EIS family. EIS continues to add a wide variety of fabrication capabilities to our business in order to sell to markets where customers value highly engineered flexible materials that are used in their products. The engineering and manufacturing skills historically demonstrated by Tekra are consistent with our growth strategy and fits well with our growing fabrication business.”

Andrew Tully, president of Tekra Corporation, added that Tekra’s emphasis on “best in class” materials and flexible film coating technology is a great compliment to EIS’s current business in North America and our associates are very excited to be a part of EIS and Genuine Parts Company.

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