Based in Aurora, Ohio, ILPEA Industries is one of the world’s leading suppliers of thermoplastic seals. Holm Industries, Inc. was founded in 1978 by Andrew Holm and three partners. Mr. Holm was an entrepreneur from Scottsburg, Indiana, who wanted to produce custom plastic extrusions for the home appliance and construction industries. Holm’s first client was Maytag in Galesburg, Illinois. After several mergers and takeovers, the company will become ILPEA Industries.