DexKo Set to Acquire Preston Chassis Industries (2/8/2019)
Story by RVBusiness
DexKo Global Inc., a a supplier of trailer running gear and chassis assemblies and related components, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Preston Chassis Industries Pty Ltd. (PCI) through its wholly-owned Australian subsidiary AL-KO International Pty Ltd.
According to a press release, PCI has a long history in the Australian caravan industry, supplying chassis for over 40 years under the direction of its founders, Fred Pasquale and Ozzie Mammola who sought a strategic buyer who would grow the business upon their retirement. PCI manufactures chassis and other products from multiple facilities in Campbellfield, Victoria.
Fred Bentley, CEO at DexKo Global, said, "We are pleased that PCI will become part of DexKo Global. PCI has built an impressive legacy based on its commitment to provide high quality products to its loyal customers reliably. We look forward to building upon PCI's success by offering existing and new customers more complete and innovative running gear solutions. This acquisition brings us closer to delivering our DexKo 2020 plan by growing the product offerings available to our customers."
"As a long-time business partner amd supplier, AL-KO, as part of DexKo Global, understands and values what is special about the PCI business and has the ambition and expertise to build upon our reputation and drive the business further," said Pasquale. "I know that our customers will be in excellent hands.”
Financial details concerning the deal will not be disclosed. The transaction is subject to standard conditions and regulatory approval.
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