Amesbury Acquisition Adds to Hardware Balance OfferingApril 25th, 2012 by DWM Magazine
Amesbury announced the acquisition of Unique Balance International, a Montreal-based supplier of window balances serving the window industry in Canada, the United States and Europe. Unique Balance will continue to supply its existing customers from the current Montreal location as part of Amesbury Hardware Products.
According to the announcement, further benefits are expected to accrue from Amesbury’s customer relationships, reputation as a reliable business partner and strong synergies with other Amesbury capabilities. Ross Hemesath will remain with Amesbury Hardware Products’ Montreal facility as operations manager – Canada.
“The acquisition of Unique Balance International’s product range and expertise in the window balance industry is an exciting opportunity for Amesbury to continue its strategy of acquiring companies that broaden our product offering and strengthen our capabilities within the fenestration industry,” says Jonathan Petromelis, Amesbury president and CEO.
“Unique has long been a key player in the window balance market and its Spiral, Lite-Lift and Super-Lift balances will be a great addition to our product offering and rounds out our balance product segment,” adds Wayne Steinhauer, vice president of Amesbury Hardware Products.