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THe Provident Group Adds Custom Flex

September 13, 2013

The Provident Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Anderson & Vreeland, Inc., has announced the acquisition of Custom Flex, a manufacturer and distributor of doctor blades, end seals and other products for the printing industry. According to the company, the acquisition is part of The Provident Group’s ongoing effort to provide continuous improvement in its product offering of doctor blades, end seals and technical support for its customers.

“Custom Flex’s technical expertise and patented innovation in the doctor blade and end seal field is a natural fit for The Provident Group and allows us to better serve customers throughout North America,” says Drew Elisius, vice president of operations for Anderson & Vreeland, Inc. “Our customers will benefit from the cumulative knowledge and industry innovation created by Custom Flex and The Provident Group,” Elisius adds.

The Provident Group will utilize Custom Flex’s Appleton, WI, USA manufacturing and sales warehouse in addition to its manufacturing and sales/warehouse facility in Englewood, CO, USA.