Pelican Products, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, a manufacturer of plastic injection molded protective cases, has acquired Hardigg
Industries, South Deerfield, MA, a manufacturer of roto molded protective cases. The Hardigg brand name will continue to identify
the company's high-end roto molded shipping cases, leveraging brand recognition.
Pelican Products was supported
in the acquisition, valued at about $200 million, by the New York and San Francisco based private equity group Behrman Capital.
Collectively the new entity will employ more than 1,500 employees in 12 countries.