Sur-Seal acquires Ameritape to expand business

Sur-Seal acquires Ameritape to expand businessUS-based custom sealing solutions firm Sur-Seal has acquired Ameritape, a Florida-based company specialising in custom die cutting, slitting, laminating, and CNC cutting. The acquisition will help Sur-Seal and Ameritape better serve their expanded customer base and continue their recent growth. Terms were not disclosed.

“We are thrilled about the acquisition of Ameritape,” explains Dana Waterman, CEO of Sur-Seal. “Their similar end market exposure and competitive positioning to Sur-Seal means that the Ameritape team will be able to partner with Sur-Seal to provide customers with sophisticated engineered material solutions. We value Ameritape’s expertise in end-to-end markets such as aerospace, medical and renewable energy. We look forward to combining our capabilities for a comprehensive offering.”

The acquisition of Ameritape expands Sur-Seal’s engineering capabilities, including performance materials expertise and enhanced manufacturing techniques. The organisation says it looks forward to continuing to provide customised gaskets and other sealing and filtering components using the most effective manufacturing techniques available. Additionally, Sur-Seal will expand its customer relationships in the Southern US.

“We are delighted to be acquired by Sur-Seal as they are a company that shares our values of superior customer service and a positive work culture to provide custom engineered solutions,” says Tom Whipple, former owner of Ameritape and current Director of Sur-Seal Jacksonville.

“In addition to offering a variety of die-cut options, we can now offer custom rubber, silicone moulded and extruded parts. We also believe our customers will appreciate the expansion of our supply chain services that includes storage, kitting and parts assembly,” he added.