Plano Molding Company
Founded in 1932, Plano is a premier provider of outdoor storage solutions with leading market shares in fishing and fall sports. As the pioneer of the world’s first plastic tackle box, Plano’s proprietary brands include Plano, Frabill, Tenzing, Caboodles and Creative Options. On February 26, 2007, Tinicum acquired family-owned Plano in partnership with a family shareholder, who remained involved in the business throughout our ownership. During Tinicum’s ownership, the company completed three add-on acquisitions that bolstered Plano’s market share position in key outdoor product segments. In December 2012, Tinicum sold Plano to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.
Date of Investment:Feb 2007