NORTH WALES, PA and FORT WORTH, TX– January 16, 2018 –Wesco Industrial Products and Bluff Manufacturing have combined under Wincove Private Holdings. Joining together, Wesco and Bluff will expand their comprehensive material handling and warehouse safety solutions to benefit customers both domestically and internationally. Aligning the two companies will greatly enhance their offerings, delivering even greater value to their vast distribution networks. Together, they are exceptionally well positioned for growth.
Wincove creates long-term capital appreciation for its shareholders by partnering with business owners, entrepreneurs and management teams to build market-leading companies. With offices in Boston and New York, Wincove has a permanent capital base, and can therefore stay invested in its partner companies for an unlimited time horizon. The firm expects to continue to invest in the material handling industry, supporting companies that facilitate the robust growth in procurement, and improve industrial safety.
“We are very pleased about our partnership with Bluff Manufacturing and the support of Wincove in bringing us together”, said George Galla, President of Wesco Industrial Products.
Andrea Curreri, President of Bluff Manufacturing said “Wesco and Bluff are a great fit. This pairing creates an opportunity for us to provide a broader product offering and better service to our customers. The synergy between the two companies goes beyond product to people and processes, which will translate to greater value in the marketplace.”
About Bluff Manufacturing
For 50 years, Bluff Manufacturing has been recognized as an innovative leader in the fabrication and design of high quality dock, warehouse, and safety equipment. Products include yard ramps, dock boards, dock levelers, mezzanines, cantilever racks, stairways, free standing conveyor support structures, catwalks, work platforms, and caged ladders. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Bluff serves the Americas through a national distributor network, and the company’s distribution warehouses ensure quick delivery. For additional information about Bluff Manufacturing, visit www.bluffmanufacturing.com
About Wesco Industrial Products
From its humble beginnings in 1948, in a small garage in Philadelphia, Wesco has grown to become a leading supplier of quality material handling products. Starting with the design and manufacture of steel hand trucks and then expanding into drum handling equipment, the company has built a solid reputation for dependable, well-made products. Based in Philadelphia, Wesco also has a full line of vending and appliance trucks, platform trucks, stackers, pedalifts and lift tables. For additional information about Wesco Industrial Products, visit www.wescomfg.com
About Wincove Private Holdings, LP
Wincove Private Holdings is an investment holding company that creates long-term capital appreciation for its shareholders by partnering with business owners, entrepreneurs and management teams to build market-leading companies. For additional information about Wincove, visit www.wincove.com