The Provident Group Acquires Custom Flex


BRYAH, OH | The Provident Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Anderson & Vreeland, reports the acquisition of Custom Flex, Appleton, WI, a manufacturer and distributor of doctor blades, end seals, and solutions for the printing industry. Custom Flex precision doctor blades

“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, VP of Operations for Anderson & Vreeland. “Our customers will benefit from the cumulative knowledge and industry innovation created by Custom Flex and The Provident Group.”

Custom Flex offers a comprehensive selection of premium-quality doctor blades and is the exclusive master distributor partner of Prime Blade, the premium Swedish doctor blade manufacturer, throughout the US and Canada. The company also offers a broad selection of end seals said to deliver long-lasting performance by using superior materials and AquaShear, a precision machining process said to create a superior seal.

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


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