Bemis Manufacturing Company, global leader in toilet seat manufacturing, announces its acquisition of Ivanićplast d.o.o., a thermoset compression and thermoplastic injection molder located in Ivanić-Grad, Croatia. Ivanićplast markets toilet seats through retail and wholesale channels and to sanitary ware manufacturers in Central and Eastern Europe. Ivanićplast will become part of the Bemis EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) business segment. The acquisition combines the strengths of Bemis and Ivanićplast, leveraging Bemis’ global network and resources and Ivanićplast’s local market expertise and manufacturing capabilities. Ivanićplast adds a presence in Central and Eastern Europe to Bemis, reaffirming the ongoing Bemis commitment to expand its capabilities and service offerings in Europe as well as other key global markets. Ivanićplast is a Croatian company purchased in 1999 and then directed by Vitomir Klasić. It has been a quality-focused, reliable supplier to its many customers and will celebrate its 20th anniversary on March 12th. The new General manager of Ivanicplast is Philippe Bancken, managing director of Bemis EMEA and Vitomir Klasić will continue with Ivanićplast as a Procurator, helping with the integration into Bemis and with the continued growth of Bemis in Europe. About Bemis Manufacturing Company Bemis markets toilet seats in Europe under the Bemis, Carrara & Matta, and Dubourgel brands serving both residential and commercial applications. Founded in 1901 and in its fourth generation, Bemis Manufacturing Company is a family owned and operated business. Headquartered in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, U.S.A., Bemis has worldwide distribution in North, Central and South America, Europe and Africa. In addition to toilet seats, products range from large custom injection molded plastic parts to specialty health care products to fluid and air handling products to pharmaceutical delivery system components.