SOURCE: United Plastics Group, Inc.

July 19, 2005 08:00 ET

United Plastics Group Acquires Second Facility in Monterrey, Mexico

OAK BROOK, IL and MONTERREY, MEXICO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 19, 2005 -- United Plastics Group, Inc. (UPG) announced today their second global expansion this year with the acquisition of a new facility in Monterrey, Mexico. Last month, UPG announced plans for a third plant in Suzhou, China.

"Our customers requested additional Mexico-based manufacturing to support their contract injection molding and assembly needs. The acquisition marks UPG's second investment in Monterrey and is a direct result of UPG's commitment to customer satisfaction," said Thomas Cho, senior vice president of UPG Mexico. "Our new facility will provide additional capabilities to meet major customers' growing demands and expand the breadth of UPG's injection molding technology in Mexico. Geographically, Monterrey has been an ideal location for us, allowing us to provide high-quality service to our customers based in the United States as well as those in Latin America," stated Cho.

UPG currently services the electronics, automotive, consumer/industrial and medical markets in Monterrey.

No financial terms of the transaction were disclosed.

United Plastics Group, Inc. (www.unitedplasticsgroup.com) is a full service manufacturer of precision plastics products and value-added services for the industrial, automotive, medical, electronics and consumer markets. UPG operates state-of-the-art facilities in the United States, Mexico, Europe and China. United Plastics Group, Inc. is a portfolio company of Aurora Capital Group, a Los Angeles based private investment firm.

Global Headquarters:
United Plastics Group, Inc.
1420 Kensington Road, Suite 209
Oak Brook, IL 60523 USA

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