Business Strategy & Goals
Myers Industries’ business strategy supports our long term strategic and financial goals of growing market share in the Material Handling and Distribution segments and driving shareholder value. 

We strive to:
  • Focus on markets that have strong, sustainable growth and profit potential
  • Invest within our growth platforms for value creation
  • Drive earnings growth faster than sales growth
  • Maintain a strong and flexible balance sheet
As a business, we work to continuously upgrade Myers’ performance through Disciplined Portfolio Management and Investment in Profitable Growth.

Material Handling Growth Platforms:
  • Returnable Packaging – Drive conversions to reusable products through further penetration of existing growth markets, new end markets and broader geographic reach
  • Storage & Safety Products – Further grow platform with acquisitions and strengthen competitive advantage through distribution channels
  • Specialty Molding – Expand our capabilities to further grow our positions in Marine and RV
Distribution Growth Platforms:
  • Tire Supply Distribution – Growth through market reach, innovative products and expanded global sourcing
  • Tire Repair & Retread Products – Leverage product and customer expertise to grow niche market
Recent Material Handling Acquisition
In July 2014 Myers Industries acquired Scepter Corporation, a Canadian-based manufacturer of material handling products for marine, military, industrial, and consumer markets.  Scepter is a bolt on acquisition for the Material Handling segment and supports our growth platforms of broadening our geographic reach and expanding our capabilities to further grow our position in the marine market.

Products-at-a-Glance

Buckhorn
Buckhorn is an industry-leading manufacturer of reusable bulk boxes, hand-held containers and plastic pallets.
Akro-Mils
Akro-Mils is a top supplier of plastic and metal storage, organization, transport and material handling products.
Ameri-Kart
Ameri-Kart specializes in manufacturing fuel tanks and other plastic parts for the recreational vehicle (RV), marine and custom plastics markets.
Jamco Products
Jamco Products is a leading designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty steel carts and safety cabinets used across multiple markets.
Scepter
Scepter is a leading manufacturer of portable plastic containers for marine, consumer and military applications.
Novel
Novel is a major producer of reusable plastic crates and industrial safety products serving growing markets of Brazil.
Myers do Brasil
Myers do Brasil supplies a broad range of plastic material handling products to the growing industries of Brazil.
Myers Tire Supply
Myers Tire Supply and Myers Tire Supply International are global distributors of tire repair and retread products for passenger car, truck and off-road vehicles.
Patch Rubber Products
Patch Rubber produces a broad line of passenger car, truck and off road tire repair and retread products.