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ORAFOL Europe Acquires Connecticut Films Company


ORAFOL Europe has acquired of Wallingford, Connecticut-based Rowland Technologies Inc.

Rowland Technologies is a specialty manufacturer of high-quality plastic film and sheet and has direct applications to the automotive aftermarket. The company’s unique extrusion process and proprietary in-house tooling techniques allows it to make progressive solutions for a wide range of applications worldwide, according to ORAFOL Europe.

Rowland’s diverse portfolio of high-performance products include RowTec polycarbonate film, SolaTuf impact-modified acrylic film, and Rowlux illusion film that deliver the consistency and reliability demanded by today's' exacting standards, according to the company.

This addition to the ORAFOL Group enhances the firm’s production capabilities and product offerings while ensuring quality standards for a key raw material.

Rowland Technologies will continue operations in its newly expanded 70,000-square-foot facility under the name Rowland Technologies, an ORAFOL Company.

“On behalf of Rowland Technologies Inc., we are extremely pleased and excited to be a part of the ORAFOL Team,” said Stephen DiMugno, president and CEO of Rowland Technologies. “I am confident that Rowland’s unique capabilities and products will complement ORAFOL’s vast global presence. We are looking forward to integrating into the ORAFOL family and sharing our mutual strengths that will benefit our Customers.”

“For a number of years Rowland Technologies has been a key supplier to ORAFOL and has shared our commitment to a long-term strategic view focused on the highest standards of quality and innovation where dynamic growth, innovative products, and increased customer satisfaction are assured,” said Holger Loclair, managing director of ORAFOL Europe.

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