The Protech/Oxyplast Group (Montreal) has reached an agreement to purchase the thermoplastic powder coating business and assets of Union City Industries (Union City, MI). The transaction is expected to close by mid-October. Union City’s principal, Ben Chard said: “We are looking forward to joining the Protech family to grow the thermoplastics powder business together. We are excited about the products and capabilities that Protech can offer our long-standing customers”. Protech will integrate the UCI powder manufacturing operations into its own organization. Current customers of UCI will continue to be able to obtain the products they are currently purchasing and, as well, will now have access to Protech’s worldwide network of products and technology. Protech/Oxyplast products are produced in over 20 manufacturing facilities worldwide. Now in its 39th year of operation, the company is now in its 39th year of operation.