• Press
  • by: Taylor Felice
  • October 03, 2016

PlayCore Acquires Porter Corporation

PlayCore Holdings, Inc. (PlayCore), a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a broad range of play and recreation products, today announced the acquisition of the Porter Corporation (Porter).

 
Since 1964, Porter has been innovating architectural structures. Their innovative structural
insulated panels (SIPS) helped revolutionize high performance building systems by combining
structure and insulation into one panel. Their well-known Poligon line of shelter structures leads
the industry in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of shade coverings for applications in
steel, fabric, and wood.
 
“We are excited to expand our line of shelter options, while increasing our operational ability with
additional technological and manufacturing capabilities,” said PlayCore President, Roger Posacki.
“We are excited about this opportunity to bring a market leader like Porter into our portfolio, to
expand and support our mission of building communities through play and recreation.”
 
"We're looking forward to our future as part of PlayCore,” said Dan Irrer of Porter Corporation.
“Their leadership position and extensive research is a great fit and we look forward to continued
innovation and growth.”
 
Day-to-day operations will continue from Porter’s headquarters in Holland, MI, as part of
PlayCore's family of brands.
 
About PlayCore
PlayCore helps build stronger communities around the world by advancing play through research,
education, and partnerships. The company infuses this learning into its complete family of brands.
PlayCore combines best-in-class planning and education programs with the most comprehensive
array of recreation products available to create play solutions that match the unique needs of each community they serve. Learn more at www.playcore.com
 
About the Porter Corporation
Since 1964, Porter Corp. has been innovating architectural structures. Their Poligon line is the
leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of open air shade structures for the Parks and Landscape Architect markets. Additionally, their PorterSIPs line (structural insulated panels) helped revolutionize high performance building systems for residential and commercial construction bycombining structure and insulation into one panel. To even further their outreach, Porter Corp.recently added the line CEAS+, an architectural offering of open air steel structures that DEFI convention and enrich outdoor spaces.


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