Integrated Polymer Solutions (IPS) has announced the strategic acquisition of Icon Aerospace Technology to broaden design and manufacturing capabilities that will allow the company to deliver new products, the company said.
Icon designs and manufactures engineered polymer components, including engine seals, fabric-reinforced seals, hoses and rubber-to-metal bonding solutions for the aerospace and defense end-markets. Icon products are used on a wide range of aerospace platforms, including all Airbus aerospace platforms, Lockheed Martin F-35 and Bombardier Global 7000. The transaction adds a third AS9100-certified facility for IPS, located in Retford, United Kingdom.
Integrated Polymer Solutions, a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, designs and engineers´ elastomeric components and tools for aerospace, military, biopharma and specialty industrial markets.