Goldleaf Plastics, Inc. and Rapala Announce Alliance

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  Sep 9, 2011 — ST. CLOUD, MN. -- Goldleaf Plastics, Inc., a premier sheet-plastic fabricator, and Rapala®, the world’s favorite fishing lure, have formed a strategic manufacturing and distribution partnership effective immediately.

The two well-known Minnesota-based companies, Goldleaf Plastics, Inc. and Rapala, will combine forces in a hand-in-glove partnership. Goldleaf Plastics is a respected manufacturer of high quality plastic products and is known for their innovative design, engineering and dependable service. Drawing on this in-depth expertise, Goldleaf Plastics will now be manufacturing products for Rapala, the world leader in sales, marketing and distribution of high quality branded fishing tackle.

Goldleaf Plastics and Rapala will combine forces to create and sell an expanded line of fishing gear and accessories allowing sports enthusiasts to enjoy angling at its fullest. The initial product offerings include an exclusive line of cleaning boards, fillet stations, rulers and rod racks.

“Rapala is an industry leader and its products are top of the line,” said V. Joel Meyer, president of Goldleaf Plastics, Inc. “We are thrilled to combine our engineering and manufacturing strengths with Rapala’s strong distribution network to provide anglers with an industry-leading, all encompassing product offering.”

“We are excited to align our two companies,” said Tom Mackin, president of Rapala USA. “Working with Goldleaf Plastics will allow us to develop new products, expand our offerings and become an unbeatable resource for customers in the trade and for anglers around the world.”

Goldleaf Plastics, Inc. is a premier sheet-plastic fabricator of custom components, products and display systems for industries nationwide. Equipment and service capabilities include design & engineering, drape forming, vacuum forming, CNC & 5 Axis routing, screen & digital printing, in-house prototyping and logistics management. ISO 9001:2008 certified.

Rapala was unofficially founded in 1936 when Lauri Rapala invented the Rapala fishing lure. Rapala has grown from humble beginnings to a market leader in the fishing tackle industry. The Rapala brand’s functionality and high quality are known by fishermen around the world. Rapala maintains its strict standards of craftsmanship while delivering its fishing products to anglers in more than 130 countries.

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 Contact:John Gromberg 
 E-mail:jagromberg -at- goldleafplastics -dot- com 
 Company:Goldleaf Plastics, Inc. View Company Profile 
 Address:work6305 Glenn Carlson Dr 
 Location:workSt Cloud, MN 56301  United States 
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