American manufacturing for global markets

The mission of Thunderbird is to acquire and cultivate American manufacturing companies to meet the higher needs of our global customers. We are guided by our unified pursuit of excellence, teamwork, and innovation.

Thunderbird companies benefit from our financial backing, marketing support, and Active Management Process (AMP) to achieve higher levels of growth and revenue. Our customers benefit from outstanding quality, service, and support plus a growing range of capabilities and enhanced capacity.

Thunderbird Metals

Formerly known as Metal Impact, the industry leading contract manufacturer for high-precision aluminum impact extrusions, as well as the largest U.S. manufacturer of aluminum gas cylinders.

Thunderbird Metals North
1501 Oakton St.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Thunderbird Metals South
795 Sam T Barkley Drive
New Albany, MS 38652

Thunderbird Metals East
235 Riverbend Road
Graham, NC 27253

Impact Molding

Built on a combined 120 years of experience in injection molding offering a coordinated blend of design, engineering, mold manufacturing, production, and service.

Impact Molding – Elkhart
2221 Industrial Pkwy.
Elkhart, IN 46516

Impact Molding – Shelbyville
2201 E. Michigan Road
Shelbyville, IN 46176

Impact Molding – Clearwater
2050 Sunnydale Boulevard
Clearwater, FL 33765

MPR Plastics

Superior injection molding expertise with a strong reputation for high precision, intricate parts and assemblies. Trusted partner solving the specialized needs of customers since 1970.

1551 Scottsdale Court Unit #100
Elgin, IL 60123

Bright Plastics

Innovative solutions in injection molding and plastic parts, serving medical, consumer, recreation, aerospace, telecom, defense and more. Bright Plastics has more than 30 years of experience.

4833 W Gate City Blvd
Greensboro, NC 27407

Kruis Mold & Engineering

Specializes in designing and building high-quality, close-tolerance prototype and production injection molds.

2221 Industrial Parkway
Elkhart, IN 46516

Next Promotions

Next is dedicated to providing quality company branding on promotional products for sales and marketing.

2201 E. Michigan Road
Shelbyville, IN 46176

Taking American manufacturing companies to greater heights