Superior Fibers Incorporated, Bremen, OH, has purchased Chicago-based Hollinee, LLC. The acquisition makes Superior Fibers the largest glass fiber filtration manufacturer in the world, according to Superior Fibers board chairman Bill Miller. “This as an exciting acquisition that places Superior Fibers in a dominant position with a market presence that ensures a bright future for the company.” He went on to say that the companies’ combined capacities will continue to strengthen market presence and ensure a solid future for each plant.
Currently, Superior Fibers operates three Ohio plants located in Bremen and Obetz and the purchase includes plants in Shawnee, OH, Reedsville, WV and Vanceburg, KY. The combined operations will support more than 525 jobs and several new corporate positions will be created at the Bremen headquarters.
Superior Fibers manufactures fiberglass filtration media for both the HVAC and paint arrestor markets, as well as reinforcement mats for the composites industry. Hollinee produces similar filtration products along with complementary composite products. Both companies sell their products worldwide.
Additionally, Superior Fibers will be combining its line of reinforcements with the Nicofibers brand of reinforcements and surfacing veils for the composites industry allowing for a stronger market presence and new innovation opportunities.