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Apr 1, 2019

GREEN BAY, WI, – Hull Industries, a Northeastern Pennsylvania manufacturer of plastic and composite processing equipment, has been sold to a rival in the plastic industry, Trinks Inc. (formerly known as LMG). Trinks Inc. has acquired Hull Industries’ assets and customer contracts and will operate under the Trinks brand. “After 15+ years of Chant Engineering owning Hull Industries, we are honored Trinks Inc. has chosen to take the Hull Industries equipment line into their family of products. Their history of experience and application knowledge, will assure Hull products continue to be a part of a strong solution for several industries” stated President of Hull Industries, Philip Chant. The two companies have had a friendly history and Trinks will combine the product lines to bring the best of each to the industry.

Trinks Inc. is a complete innovative solutions provider in hydraulic compression, transfer, vacuum presses along with automated turnkey systems. The fast-growing company has become a market leader in building presses as well as services such as retrofits and rebuilds.

Founded in 1935, Lawton Machinery Group was later purchased by Trinks Inc. in 2007. Chief Operating Officer and Director of Operations, Kathy Treankler, is now the sole owner (co-owner since 2007) and a driving force in moving Trinks Inc. into the future.

“This acquisition comes at a perfect time for Trinks Inc. We are not only growing through acquisition but also in talent and offerings for our customers. I’m excited for what the future holds, stay tuned!”, stated Trinks owner, Kathy Treankler.

Hull Industries, founded in the 1950’s, designs and manufactures a wide range of standard and custom equipment and systems for plastics processors ranging from 10 tons to 4000 tons.

“Acquiring Hull Industries will not only add to our long legacy of innovative equipment and support but will also expand Trinks Inc.’s product line as we continue to be a full solutions provider”, proudly commented Sales Director of Trinks Inc., Adrian Drewitz.

Today, Trinks Inc. will continue to carry on Hull’s long tradition of providing special engineering, responsive equipment service, and support from Green Bay, WI.

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