The TMI Group of Companies, of Ronkonkoma, NY, USA, a manufacturer of testing instrumentation, has announced that it has acquired Lako Tool, of Perrysburg, OH, USA, a manufacturer of replacement sealing jaws and laboratory testing instrumentation.
“We have a proven, 30-year reputation as a leading manufacturer of replacement Seal Jaws for film packaging machinery,” says Larry Smith, president of Lako Tool. “We are proud to now be a part of the TMI Group of Companies.” Over the last eight years, Lako Tool has also developed and successfully introduced a respected line of Hot Tack Seal Strength and Heat Sealing instrumentation for laboratory use.
“We are very excited about this acquisition,” says John Sullivan, owner of the TMI Group of Companies. “The Lako Tool brand name is highly regarded by film packaging manufacturers and we are thrilled to have Lako Tool as a member of the TMI Group of Companies.”
The TMI Group provides laboratory testing solutions to measure quality of materials and consumer products for a variety of industries. The group includes Testing Machines Inc., Lawson-Hemphill, Messmer Instruments Ltd., Adamel Lhomargy, TMI Canada, and Lako Tool.