LAPORTE, Ind. (Aug. 6, 2010)—Hannover-based JÃ¤ger Group, which operates as JÃ¤ger Gummi und Kunststoff GmbH, has bought extrusion manufacturer Unitek Sealing Solutions Corp.
The U.S. company has been re-named as Jaeger-Unitek Sealing Solutions.
JÃ¤ger expects to double employment to nearly 80 employees over the next three years, adding capacity for injection molding in rubber and TPE materials.
Founded in 2006, LaPorte-based Unitek specializes in rubber extrusion components used in window, door and sunroof assemblies for the automotive industry.
JÃ¤ger is owned and managed by the third generation of the JÃ¤ger family. The company employs 850 employees worldwide in 15 locations in Germany, the Netherlands, U.S. and China.
JÃ¤ger makes a range of goods, including rubber profiles, rubber-metal components, mats, hoses and many other rubber products for the automotive and general industry markets.