Mathelin Bay concentrates its consulting efforts 100% in the plastics industry and our clients are normally in the following plastics industry sectors:

  • Plastics processors looking to reduce their plastics resin costs and their masterbatch and performance additives costs, as well as to supplement their in-house R&D efforts.
  • Investors in middle market plastics manufacturing companies, including private equity companies, family offices, fundless sponsors and individual investors pursuing or contemplating plastics manufacturing M&A activities in the areas of candidate identification, pre-acquisition integration, divestitures preparation and plastics resin risk management and margin enhancement initiatives.
  • International plastics processors looking for assistance to startup plastics processing operations in the United States, including plastics resin sourcing, competitor analysis, overall plastics market opportunities and specific requirements for Food, Medical, UL and Automotive approvals.

Recent clients include:

  • International private equity company requiring due diligence of high-value added plastics processing acquisition candidate
  • Plastics product buyer vertically integrating into plastics production equipment for the first time looking to reduce plastics resin costs, increase recycled plastic resins content and supplement in-house R&D efforts
  • Latin American plastics processors looking to develop new raw materials formulations to meet demanding customer specifications
  • Food company looking to reduce costs of purchased plastics packaging and increase recycled post-consumer plastics content
  • Injection molder looking to reduce plastics resin costs and switch to lower cost plastics resin alternatives
  • Plastics processor with sales to large retailers looking to assess market entry options for unfamiliar plastics resins in order to expand their product offerings to their retail customers

Client Industries, Markets and Production Processes

Mathelin Bay serves U.S. and international clients, including, but not limited to:

  • Injection Molders
  • Extruders
  • Thermoformers
  • Compounders
  • Rotational Molders
  • Blow Molders
  • Big Box Retail Suppliers
  • International Food Companies
  • Private Equity Companies
  • Investment Bankers
  • Mezzanine Lenders
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Products
  • Medical
  • Film
  • Lawn and Garden
  • Waste Disposal
  • Wire and Cable
  • Plastics Packaging