Bemis Acquires Dubourgel-Grange SAS
Bemis Manufacturing Family, global leader in toilet seat manufacturing, announces its acquisition of Dubourgel - Grange SAS. Dubourgel is a second generation family-owned, plastic injection molder located in the Grenoble France area that markets toilet seats, toilet tank fill and flush valves through both the wholesale and retail channels in France.
Dubourgel will become part of the Bemis Europe, Middle East and Africa business segment. The acquisition combines the strengths of Bemis and Dubourgel, leveraging Bemis’ global network and resources and Dubourgel’s local industry expertise and manufacturing capabilities. Dubourgel adds a strong presence in France to the Bemis European business, reaffirming the ongoing Bemis commitment to expand its capabilities and service offerings in Europe as well as other key global markets.
Bemis and Dubourgel will be exhibiting together at ISH 2017 in Frankfurt am Main (14-18 March 2017).
About Dubourgel - Grange SAS
Established in 1945, Dubourgel is a French second generation family-owned company that originally manufactured wooden toilet seats. Led by Gerard and Yves Dubourgel, the company evolved into plastic injection molding and the manufacture of thermoset toilet seats. Today, due to innovation-driven growth, the company holds a strong market position in the French wholesale and retail channels. Dubourgel also does contract injection molding for both industrial and medical OEM’s.
About Bemis Manufacturing Family
Bemis markets toilet seats in Europe under the Bemis and Carrara & Matta brands, serving residential and commercial applications. Founded in 1901 and in its fourth generation, the Bemis Manufacturing Family is a family owned and operated business. Headquartered in Sheboygan Falls Wisconsin, U.S.A., Bemis has worldwide distribution in North, Central and South America, Europe and the Far East. In addition to toilet seats, products range from large custom injection molded plastic parts to specialty health care products to gas caps and gauges.