Patrick Industries Continues Acquisitive Cycle

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December 20, 2011 by   Comments Off on Patrick Industries Continues Acquisitive Cycle

Elkhart, Ind.-based supplier Patrick Industries Inc. announced today (Dec. 20) that it has completed the acquisition of the business and certain assets of Performance Graphics, also of Elkhart.

According to a press release, Performance Graphics is a designer, producer and installer of exterior graphics for the recreational vehicle, marine, automotive, racing and enclosed trailer industries.

“The acquisition of Performance Graphics, along with the recent acquisitions of the Praxis Group and A.I.A. Countertops LLC, will allow the company to further expand its penetration into the RV and industrial market sectors and increase its market share and per unit content,” stated Todd Cleveland, Patrick president and CEO. “In addition, the acquisition presents synergistic opportunities not only for the company, but for our customers. We are excited to leverage our operational talent and expertise and financial resources to help Performance Graphics meet our customers’ graphics needs.”

Performance Graphics’ projected annualized 2011 revenues are approximately $1.7 million. The acquisition was primarily funded through borrowings under Patrick’s revolving credit facility. The business will continue to operate on a stand-alone basis under the “Performance Graphics” name in its existing manufacturing facility.

“Performance Graphics is a natural fit with Patrick’s existing RV and commercial businesses, as it affords us the opportunity to enter a new product market with significant potential as a primary local supplier that is not only complementary to our existing product lines, but will bring value to our customers in terms of innovation, price, flexibility and creativity,” said Cleveland. “Additionally, the synergies between our existing talented design department and the creative Performance Graphics team will be an asset to both our customers and our organization.”


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