NuSil Technology Acquires MorehouseCowles from MFIC Corporation
Feb 9, 2004
Carpinteria, California - February 9, 2004 - NuSil Technology, a leading formulator and manufacturer of silicone compounds for healthcare, aerospace, electronics and photonics, today announced the acquisition of Morehouse-Cowles from MFIC Corporation. Under the agreement, Morehouse-Cowles, a leading manufacturer of equipment and technology for milling, mixing and dissolving for the chemicals, paints, pigments and coatings industries, will continue to operate in Fullerton, Calif., as a wholly-owned subsidiary of NuSil Technology.
In its 75-year history, Morehouse-COWLES has gained an excellent reputation for delivering reliable and efficient standard machines and specialized designs that provide users with high production rates, low maintenance costs and superior product quality. A significant amount of the equipment currently used by NuSil Technology is designed and customized by Morehouse-Cowles.
“Acquiring Morehouse-Cowles allows us to remain focused on meeting our customers’ materials needs by essentially doubling our engineering department and ensuring we get new, specialized equipment up and running quicker than ever before,” said Dick Compton, CEO and co-founder of NuSil Technology. “Morehouse-Cowles is now positioned to take advantage of NuSil’s core strengths, including our extensive experience in customizing equipment and our ability to enter into new markets.”
NuSil formulates standard and customized silicone products based on the vast, unique array of properties the material provides. Product quality is assured by the company’s Quality System, which begins with an effective design protocol and continues up the supply chain from vendor qualification through re-inspection of finished product inventories.
For 75 years, Morehouse-Cowles has been synonymous in the U.S. and international markets with media mill, mixer and dissolver technology. The company offers a complete line of equipment ranging from laboratory units to a full line of sophisticated multi-shaft dissolvers and dispersers, including the patented Zinger® horizontal media mill which offers faster, finer particle reduction.
About NuSil Technology
NuSil is a cutting-edge manufacturer of silicone compounds for healthcare, aerospace,
electronics, photonics and other applications that require precise, predictable, cost–effective
materials performance. ISO-9001-certified since 1994, NuSil operates state-of-the-art laboratories
and processing facilities in North America and provides
on-site, in-person application engineering support worldwide. More information about
NuSil Technology can be found at www.nusil.com.