Indiana Injection Molding: Thunderbird LLC Acquires Indiana Plastics & Kruis Mold

Injection Molding: Elk Grove Village, IL – June 26, 2018 – Thunderbird LLC has acquired the assets of Indiana Plastics/Kruis Mold Inc, based in Elkhart IN, and named the new companies Indiana Plastics LLC and Kruis Mold LLC, ( Indiana Plastics is a leader in plastic injection molding, while Kruis Mold builds and repairs custom tooling and molds for a variety of firms.

According to Kevin Prunsky, co-founder of Thunderbird, LLC, under Thunderbird’s leadership, Indiana Plastics/Kruis Mold’s consistent and continued superior performance, coupled with excellent engineering and manufacturing execution, compliments Thunderbird’s recent acquisition of Williams Plastics LLC ( to form a stronger, more complete offering to companies looking for plastic injection molding design, execution and delivery. Thunderbird has retained the management team and added marketing and financial management.

Indiana Plastics maintains a skilled production staff that uses the latest molding practices and modern equipment, along with 50 years of experience to produce superior injection molded products. Kruis Mold builds and repairs custom tools for the molding industry, made in America and Asia. The dedicated production and customer service employees work diligently to be an extension of Thunderbird.

Their capabilities include injection molding (85-ton – 660-ton machines), assembly, in-mold decorating, high volume molding, multi-material molding, insert molding, design, prototyping, and testing.

As a member of the Thunderbird LLC portfolio of companies, Indiana Plastics can now cross manufacture various products with Metal Impact (, manufacturer of impact extruded and machined metal parts, and F&B MFG (, a manufacturer of hydroformed and machined metal parts, with Kruis providing mold and tooling support with CNC and Wire EDM capabilities.

Thunderbird LLC’s portfolio consists of American companies that manufacture their products in America but are aiming for a larger world market. They specialize in industries including automotive, military, power, industrial, and consumer. Their current portfolio of companies finds opportunities for growth in their markets, improve their management teams, and invest the capital necessary for these businesses to develop. Thunderbird LLC is looking for opportunities to expand their portfolio to include more businesses in these industries that need financial, marketing and management skills to reach higher levels of growth and revenue.  For more information about Thunderbird, please visit