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Patrick Industries Buys Creative Wood Designs

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September 14, 2012 by   Leave a Comment

Elkhart, Ind.-based supplier Patrick Industries Inc. announced today (Sept. 14) the acquisition of the business and certain assets of Creative Wood Designs Inc., a manufacturer of hardwood furniture including interior hardwood tables, chairs, dinettes, trim, fascia and moldings for the recreational vehicle industry.

According to a news release, the purchase price for the assets was approximately $5.7 million, including a contingent payment based on future performance.

Creative, based in Ligonier, Ind., is expected to post 2012 annual revenues of approximately $18 million. The move marks Patrick’s sixth acquisition since June 2011 and the third this year.

“The acquisition of Creative Wood Designs, along with the other businesses we have acquired over the past 15 months, will allow Patrick to further expand its presence in the RV market and increase our product offerings, market share and per unit content,” stated Todd Cleveland, president and CEO. “In addition, we are excited to leverage our operational talent and expertise, particularly as it relates to our own custom hardwood manufacturing knowledge and processes, with those of Creative. Creative is a major supplier in the RV hardwood furniture market and will be an asset to our organization as we continue to focus on providing new and innovative products to our customer base.”

The business will continue to operate on a stand-alone basis under the Creative Wood Designs brand name in its existing 250,000 square foot facility in Ligonier.

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