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Thermosets: BMCI acquired by Citadel Plastics Holdings

Article-Thermosets: BMCI acquired by Citadel Plastics Holdings

Citadel Plastics Holdings Inc. (Citadel) has acquired Bulk Molding Compounds Inc. (BMCI; West Chicago, IL), the largest supplier of custom formulated bulk molding compounds. Citadel is a portfolio company of Chicago-based private equity investment firm Wind Point Partners. According to a release on the acquisition, Citadel intends to build a global plastics compounding company with broad product and technology capabilities. BMCI joins the first company in the Citadel portfolio, thermoplastics compounder The Matrixx Group (Evansville, IN; Citadel is led by Mike Fitzpatrick, its chairman and CEO and a 30-year veteran of specialty chemicals supplier Rohm and Haas.
BMCI owner Larry Nunnery will retain his position as CEO of BMCI ( through 2008. Nunnery bought BMCI in 1989 and grew the company from a $7 million/yr revenue, single-plant business to its current $130 million/yr sales, seven-site portfolio. BMCI has production at two sites each in the U.S. and Mexico and one each in China, Germany, and Brazil.—[email protected]
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