Flambeau History Timeline

First Building in Bruce, Wisconsin, USA

Flambeau Plastics founded in Bruce, Wisconsin, USA

Introducing the Halik Frog

First injection mold machine purchased and Flambeau started manufacturing the Halik Frog in Bruce, Wisconsin USA

Tumblers produced at 7th Street location

Flambeau moves from Bruce, Wisconsin, USA to a former county building on 7th Street in Baraboo, Wisconsin, USA where the first set of 5-, 9- and 14-ounce tumblers were produced.

New Facility in Baraboo

Flambeau builds new facility on Lynn Avenue, Baraboo, Wisconsin, USA

Kool Pac

Flambeau invested in its first blow molding machine adding blow molding to its manufacturing capabilities. Pictured is one of those first blow molded products, the Kool Pac, reusable freezer pac.

Duncan Toys

Flambeau purchases Duncan® Toys Company

Vlchek Plastics acquired

Flambeau purchases Vlchek® Plastics Company

The start of Flambeau Outdoors

Flambeau Outdoors™ hunting and fishing product division was formed.

Start of ArtBin

ArtBin® art and craft storage product division was formed.

Micro Molding

Flambeau expands into micro molding.

Middlefield, Ohio facilty

Flambeau Products Corporation organized in Middlefield, Ohio, USA

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Flambeau creates Flambeau Technology Center (Baraboo, Wisconsin USA) for creation of tooling and secondary fixtures for customers.

Columbus, Indiana, USA

Flambeau acquires Columbus, Indiana, USA facility from Raaco of Denmark

Mailboxes

Flambeau purchases Timely Industries, Inc.

Mailboxes

Flambeau acquired EZ Mail Corporation.

Madison, Georgia, USA

Flambeau's Monroe, Georgia, USA operations move to newly acquired Madison, Georgia, USA facility.

Weldon, North Carolina, USA facility

Flambeau purchases Airmold division of W.R. Grace. Airmold was the original and leading supplier of blow molded cases.

Plasticos Flambeau

Plasticos Flambeau S.A. de R.L. de C.V. created in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico

Europlast

Flambeau expands into Europe with purchase of UK Blow Molder, Blowspeed in Ramsgate, Kent England.

L&P Plastics

L & P Plastics of Margate, Kent England acquired and integrated into Flambeau Europlast of Ramsgate, Kent England.

OrnaMates

Flambeau Products Corporation, drawing on its expertise in hunting decoys introduces OrnaMates™.

Duncan Acquires Playmaxx

Duncan acquires Playmaxx Skill Toy Company

Flambeau Corporation and Flambeau Products Corporation Merged

Flambeau Products Corporation (based in Middlefield, Ohio USA) and Flambeau Corporation (based in Baraboo, Wisconsin USA)merge into one corporation, now Flambeau, Inc.

Expansion in Saltillo, Coahuila Mexico

Plasticos Flambeau in Saltillo, Coahuila Mexico expands to 100,000 square feet.

Flambeau Oudoors Acquires brands form Kolpin Outdoors, Inc.

Flambeau Outdoors™ expands into game calls, Turkey Decoys, and the Feeder category when they acquire Lohman®, Circe®, Big River® M.A.D. ®, Kenco® & Feather Flex® from Kolpin

Classic Mallard Storm Front Drake

Flambeau Outdoors™ launches Flambeau Storm Front Decoys.

Stadium Building Products and Quest Baby Care acquired/integrated

Stadium Building Products & Quest Baby Care product lines of Chingford, London England acquired/integrated into Flambeau Europlast of Ramsgate, Kent England

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Flambeau Trading (Schenzhen) Co., Ltd. established in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Flambeau acquired Mastercraft Companies in Phoenix, Arizona, USA giving rise into the medical/scientific molding arena and additional tooling and secondary fabrication capabilities.

Sharon Center, Ohio, USA facility

Flambeau acquires blow molders - Partners in Plastics in Sharon Center, Ohio USA

The Neat Nursery Co.

Flambeau launches The Neat Nursery Co. (created from acquired Quest Baby Products from 2010), a UK manufacturer of plastic molded baby products.

Flambeau Medical Markets Group new Facility

Flambeau purchases adjacent 16,000 square foot building in Phoenix, Arizona USA creating a facility for Class 7 clean room molding and Class 8 assembly work