Boyd Corporation Acquires GMN, Globally Expanding Engineered Material Technology & Innovation

July 6, 2021

Boyd Corporation, an innovator of engineered materials and thermal management technologies, recently announced the acquisition of GMN, a Seattle, Washington-based global provider specializing in the development of customized solutions and products for highly-regulated industries, including medical, eMobility, and aerospace. GMN’s technology offerings include Human Machine Interface solutions (backlit membranes, sensors, and capacitive touch devices), graphic overlays, optical encoders for precision controls, printed critical interface materials for touchscreens, and positive temperature coefficient heaters.

“We are thrilled to bring GMN, a company with a strong legacy of innovation and product excellence, into the Boyd family,” stated Boyd CEO Doug Britt. “GMN complements and broadens our already diverse portfolio of differentiated technology solutions. This acquisition further enhances our ability to solve our customers’ most demanding performance materials challenges.”

Boyd continues to invest in value-driven innovation and technology to create marketable differentiation for customers. GMN’s capabilities further support and are tightly aligned with Boyd’s robust global manufacturing footprint, design expertise and time to market approach.

The acquisition will operate as part of Boyd Corporation, a global brand that carries nearly 100 years of tradition and vision committed to unrelenting quality, developing advanced technology, and reducing carbon footprint.



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