EIS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, has acquired the assets of Tekra Corporation based in New Berlin (Wisconsin, USA). Tekra is an independent coater, converter, and distributor of specialty plastic films and adhesives. This transaction will substantially expand the capabilities and the converting technologies of the EIS Fabrication Division which currently operates from six facilities in North America. Bob Thomas, President and CEO of EIS, said “We are pleased to welcome Tekra Corporation to the EIS family. EIS continues to add a wide variety of fabrication capabilities to our business in order to sell to markets where customers value highly engineered flexible materials that are used in their products. The engineering and manufacturing skills historically demonstrated by Tekra are consistent with our growth strategy and fits well with our growing fabrication business”. EIS is one of North America’s leading distributors of process materials, production supplies, specialty wire and cable, and value added fabricated parts supplying the electrical OEM, apparatus repair and various assembly markets with over 100,000 critical products from 39 branches and 6 fabrication facilities located in North America.