Boyd Corporation, a leading tech innovator in thermal management and engineering materials, has reportedly acquired Grando, a specialist in foam, plastic polymer, and rubber science for rail industries.
The move diversifies and deepens the global material science portfolio of Boyd. It widens the company’s regional polymer production in Europe and expands its presence into Belgium with increased market penetration in Italy, Spain, Belgium, and France.
According to Doug Britt, the Chief Executive Officer of Boyd, the converting technologists and polymer scientists of Grando expand the company’s capability of elastomer innovation while adding regional service and capacity for its European customers. Britt added that Grando’s additional capability and expertise will further expedite Boyd’s innovation in high-growth sectors like renewable energy, eMobility, industrial technology, and battery storage.
The value-driven technology and innovation of Boyd creates marketable distinctions for its customers. Grando boosts the custom-engineered material manufacturing of Boyd which is optimized to balance sustainability, high performance, and lean manufacturing. The design expertise, rapid prototyping, and robust global manufacturing footprint of Boyd help customers expedite time to market, efficiently manage global supply chain demands, and ensure continuity of business.
Joop Ruijgrok, the European Managing Director of Boyd expressed that Grando’s commitment to excellent customer service, high-quality products, unmatched reliability in delivery, and superior technical support aligns with the values of Boyd. Ruijgrok added that the company is expediting growth in Europe and the manufacturing operations of Grando in Belgium, valued customers, and talented staff amplifies this acceleration.
For the record, Boyd Corporation is a leading technology innovator in engineered materials, material science, and thermal management that protect, seal, cool, and interface with the most critical applications of the customers.
The company’s solutions optimize 5G infrastructure performance, improve reliability, and extend the range for autonomous and electric vehicles. Along with that, these solutions enhance the accuracy of advanced diagnostic and personal healthcare systems.