Following on December’s purchase of Trimite Powders Inc., the Protech/Oxyplast Group of Montreal has now bought the PVC powder coatings business of MG Industries Erie Inc.MG Industries was launched in 2011. With nearly 50 years of PVC experience behind him, MG’s president Mick Gashgarian will continue his involvement in his new role as a consultant to Protech. Michael Gashgarian, MG’s sales manager, will join Protech in a senior sales and marketing position. Protech, the company stated in a press release, fully expects to benefit from the excellent business relationships that the Gashgarians have developed over the years. MG’s customers will continue to be able to obtain the products they have been purchasing and, as well, will now have access to Protech’s worldwide network of products and technology. The Protech/Oxyplast Group describes itself as one of the world’s largest manufacturers and marketers of powder coatings. Now in its 41st year of operation, the group has operations in six countries and licensees worldwide.