September 3, 2020
E.B. Bradley Co. Acquires Jacknob Corp., a Market Leading Value-Added Distributor of Toilet Partition Hardware and Accessories
The Combination of the Two Companies Supports Continued Strong Growth of E.B. Bradley as Market Leader in Specialty Building Products
LOS ANGELES, CA – September 3, 2020 – E.B. Bradley Co., a leader in specialty building products, announced today it has acquired Jacknob, a New York based value-added provider of toilet partition hardware and accessories.
Founded in 1929, E.B. Bradley Co. is a provider of specialty cabinet hardware, surfacing products, made-to-order custom cabinet doors and related supplies for the design and fabrication industries. E.B. Bradley, which is based in Los Angeles, is backed and supported by PSP Capital Partners, a family-controlled private investment firm founded by former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker.
“E.B. Bradley Co. is excited to welcome Jacknob into our family of businesses,” said Don Lorey, President and CEO of E.B. Bradley Co. “We believe E.B. Bradley Co. is a perfect home for Jacknob. Not only do both companies provide best-in-class specialty building products, but we share similar core values and customer-centric culture. Simply put, both businesses will be made stronger together. Jacknob is supported by a stellar team that is responsible for maintaining and building the company’s position as a market leader in a niche category. We are excited about the great future we will build together.”
In a joint statement from Kristin Nielsen (VP, Finance), Chris Verzulli (VP, Technology), Brendan O’Malley (VP, Sales) and Ron Reitz (VP, Purchasing), the Jacknob leadership team commented, “We are thrilled to join the E.B. Bradley Company family. This partnership made great sense given the logical product, end-market and customer fit. Further, we share similar values with a focus on excellence and integrity. Jacknob will continue to operate autonomously as we grow and offer our terrific products and service to our customers.”
“We are thrilled to support our partners at E.B. Bradley Co. in continuing to expand the business,” said Michael Oleshansky, Managing Director at PSP Capital. “The addition of Jacknob is a logical extension of the E.B. Bradley Co. platform, and will enable both businesses to continue to provide their customers with outstanding customer service for all of their product needs. We look forward to continuing to support our new partners from Jacknob as we have for the E.B. Bradley Co. family for years.”
ABOUT E.B. BRADLEY CO.
Founded over 90 years ago in Los Angeles, E.B. Bradley Co. is a leading provider of specialty cabinet hardware, laminate and surfacing products, made-to-order custom cabinet doors and wood finishing products for the design and fabrication industries. E.B. Bradley Co. also offers laminated panels and textured board products through its sister company, West Coast Laminating.
E.B. Bradley Co. services the Western U.S. with distribution centers in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona. What began as a wholesale distributor of store fixture and specialty hardware has evolved and adapted to meet the needs of the design and fabrication communities E.B. Bradley Co. serves, becoming not just a resource—but a collaborator, helping architects, designers, craftsmen and fabricators to achieve their goals both technologically and artistically.
Jacknob, Corp., founded in 1959 in Long Island, New York, is a market leading value-added distributor of toilet partition hardware and accessories to manufacturers, distributors, commercial installers, facility managers & custodians. The Company maintains the largest inventory of toilet partition hardware in the U.S., providing readily available supply for thousands of unique toilet partition configurations.
ABOUT PSP PARTNERS AND PSP CAPITAL
PSP Partners is a Chicago-based private investment firm founded by its Chairman Penny Pritzker, an entrepreneur, civic leader, and philanthropist, and former U.S. Secretary of Commerce. The firm is comprised of a highly experienced team of investment professionals and business builders focused on partnering with entrepreneurs, business owners, and management teams to build market-leading businesses and develop valuable assets. With investment strategies focused on established businesses (PSP Capital), emerging/growth companies (PSP Growth) and real assets (Pritzker Realty Group), PSP Partners invests across stages and asset classes with an emphasis on four primary segments of the economy – business & technology services, housing, industrials and food and agriculture – that are well-aligned with its expertise and experience. For more information, visit www.psppartners.com.
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