Aqua-Pak Industries Ltd., a Canada-based manufacturer of large expanded polystyrene (EPS) boxes for transportation of perishables, announced plans to acquire shares of the Mansonville Plastics Group of Cos., Canada, including Mansonville Plastics (B.C.) Ltd., First Choice Manufacturing Ltd. and Korolite Engineered Panel Structures Ltd. This acquisition increases Aqua-Pak’s commitment to sustainable, best-value construction solutions for commercial applications.

“We are very excited to further grow our talent and product solutions for customers in construction-related fields, especially for building envelope systems that are critically important to stop the large, avoidable waste of energy in buildings while keeping occupants healthy, comfortable and productive,” says Hubert Kustermann, president of Aqua-Pak.

Mansonville Plastics specializes in solutions based on block-molded EPS such as Korolite building insulation, structural insulated panels and geofoam lightweight fill material.

Mansonville Plastics Group will continue to operate as a standalone unit.