CLEVELAND, OH -- Barrette Outdoor Living, Inc. (BOL) announces the acquisition of Alumi-Guard, Inc., located in Brooksville, Florida. This acquisition will allow Barrette to expand their manufacturing and logistics presence within a strategic manufacturing and marketing location. In turn, Alumi-Guard will benefit from Barrette's manufacturing and capital infrastructure and incomparable resources in order to pursue their rapid growth plans.
BOL President Jean desAutels stated, "We are very excited to expand our manufacturing and production capabilities with one of the best aluminum fencing companies in North America. Alumi-Guard's service and quality reputation is well known in the market and its operational excellence fits perfectly with Barrette's 60 plus years of product excellence and manufacturing expertise. The combination of the two companies creates the market leading aluminum fence manufacturer in the industry and the synergies between us will create the most competitive partner for all of our customers."
According to Alumi-Guard President and CEO Bill Woodard, "Barrette and Alumi-Guard are extremely complementary, both for their geographical locations and key market differentiation within their product offerings. Our customers will have access to extended resources in product development and infrastructure support."
Alumi-Guard will continue to operate with their current management and production teams in the Brooksville facility using their well established brand names. Both companies anticipate that the integration of the two will be nearly seamless for their customers and distribution partners.
For more information call Barrette Outdoor Living at 1-800-336-2383 or visit www.barretteoutdoorliving.com.