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Ennis-Flint & Eberle Design

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Headquarters

Thomasville, NC

Sector

Industrial Growth

Transaction Type

Family Owned

Status

Realized

Description

The leading global designer and producer of traffic safety solutions for a diverse base of government and private customers. The company operates 26 manufacturing facilities that collectively supply over 90 countries with key products including road paint, thermoplastic, preformed thermoplastic, markers, raised pavement markers and traffic monitors and detectors. Ennis-Flint was formed from the merger of Ennis Paint, Flint Trading and Eberle Design and is the largest provider in the U.S., Canada, and Australia and the second largest in Europe.

Value Creation Opportunity

  • Completed nine add-on acquisitions globally, transforming the business to a global diversified provider of traffic safety products
  • Completed a transformational merger of Ennis and Flint and realized significant operational improvements
  • Merged Eberle Design into Ennis-Flint, which augmented Ennis-Flint’s position as a top global provider with meaningful cross-selling and cost synergy opportunities
  • Implemented company-wide Enterprise Resource Planning system
  • Upgraded the size and quality of the salesforce
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