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Maxcess Makes Second Acquisition in Eight Months
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, August 6, 2015 – Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry, has signed a purchase agreement to acquire Valley Roller Company. Headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, with a second state-of-the-art facility in Mansfield, Texas, Valley Roller Company joins Webex, Fife, Tidland and MAGPOWR under the Bertram Capital-owned Maxcess International Corporation (“Maxcess”) umbrella.
“The acquisition of Valley Roller Company, our second acquisition in eight months, highlights our continued buy and build market strategy to broaden our one-stop-shop product and service offering,” said Greg Jehlik, CEO of Maxcess. “Being deeply focused on expansion through organic growth, targeted product development and acquisitions, Valley Roller Company is a perfect example of a category leader and an addition that will add significant capabilities at other Maxcess facilities moving forward.”
Leveraging more than 30 years experience in the roller business with advanced capabilities in rubber covered rolls, innovative products and world-class service and support, Valley Roller Company will expand Maxcess’ offering while adding value to a thriving portfolio of web handling solutions.
“This acquisition marks our third add-on acquisition for the Maxcess platform, and reaffirms our commitment to building a complete offering of web handling solutions” said Kevin Yamashita, Partner at Bertram Capital. “We’re thrilled to partner with the Valley Roller team and look forward to providing our global customer base with a full portfolio of roller products and services. We also look forward to continuing our buy and build strategy with market leaders like Valley Roller.”
About Maxcess International: Maxcess helps the web handling industry maximize productivity with convenient access to innovative products and services worldwide. By bringing together the leading brands of Webex, Fife, Tidland and MAGPOWR, Maxcess has built an unrivaled network of application experts with more than 200 years combined experience to help customers improve efficiency and production quality anywhere in the world.
About Valley Roller Company: Headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, with a second facility in Mansfield, Texas, Valley Roller Company leverages more than 30 years as an industry leader in the North American roller business with advanced capabilities in Rubber Covered Rolls serving a wide variety of industries, not limited to; pulp and paper, tissue, converting, plastics, coating and laminating.
About Bertram Capital: With over $850 million in capital under management, Bertram Capital is a private equity firm targeting investments in lower middle market companies. By supplying flexible investment capital and committing a wealth of operational and strategic resources to each investment, we make it our core objective to move companies, management teams, and employees toward unlocking their full potential. Visit www.bcap.com for more information