Prototal Industries, Northern Europe’s biggest supplier in 3D-printing, vacuum casting and injection moulding, continues to expand in the manufacture of polymer products. Through the acquisition of the Swedish company ToBe Teknik AB, Prototal further strengthens its capacity in injection molding of plastic components.
Today, Prototal Industries announced the acquisition of the Swedish company ToBe Teknik AB. For more than 30 years, ToBe has been a leading producer of plastic components for several different in industries and segments. The company specializes in injection moulding of technically demanding molded goods as well as molded goods with focus on high quality.
ToBe Teknik AB was founded 1991 in Nyköping and has since the start produced plastic parts with high quality. In the spring of 2006, the company moved to Oxelösund and this is where they still operate today. The company has a well-invested production with 16 injection moulding units in the range of 50-650 tons. All units are equipped with robots.
“Strengthens our previously combined capacity”
Jan Löfving, CEO of Prototal Industries:
“We are both very proud and pleased that ToBe now are a part of the Prototal Group. The acquisition strengthens our previously combined capacity and will be a natural part of our business. With this acquisition, we continue our journey for an increased focus on digital production of plastic components – and ToBe adds significant capabilities in real-time monitoring and quality controls to our customers with unbeatable service and local presence.”
Tony Bäckman, VD ToBe Teknik AB, adds:
“It feels great to be a part of the Prototal Group. Prototal as the owner of ToBe will provide our customers with a much broader product and technology platform. In addition, it will also result in an increased level of service in terms of capacity, competence and delivery.”
ToBe Teknik AB is the tenth company to be part of the Prototal Group and the fifth site in Sweden. Prototal offers digital manufacturing of plastic parts with 3D printing, vacuum casting and injection molding. The company has a turnover of € 70 million and more 360 FTEs with headquarters in Jönköping. Prototal has ten sites in six different countries – Sweden, Norway, Denmark, UK, Austria and Italy.
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Jan Löfving, CEO