FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 28, 2012
Southlake, TX – Southlake Equity Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of RC Trailers, a leading manufacturer of custom and build-to-stock enclosed trailers located in Middlebury, Indiana. RC Trailers is now an affiliate of American Trailer Works, the largest manufacturer of cargo and utility trailers in North America, which also builds trailers under the name brands “PJ Trailers” and “Carry-On Trailer.”
In announcing the acquisition, Tom Keene, Managing Partner of Southlake Equity Group, said: “RC Trailers is yet another transformational acquisition for American Trailer Works, providing a one-stop solution for customers across North America seeking highly-customized, option-heavy enclosed trailers built at the highest quality levels. We are very excited to welcome Bryan Johnson, President of RC Trailers, and the entire RC Trailers team, to American Trailer Works.”
About RC Trailers
Located in Middlebury, Indiana, RC Trailers, Inc. is a premier designer and manufacturer of enclosed cargo and aluminum utility trailers. The company offers a broad range of custom options to meet the needs of end users in specific markets including racing, construction, concession, vending, recreation, general commercial and industrial as well as many others.
About American Trailer Works
American Trailer Works is the largest North American manufacturer of utility and cargo trailers. The company operates three business units and distributes its trailers under three primary brands: PJ Trailers, Carry-On Trailer, and RC Trailers.
About Southlake Equity Group
Southlake Equity Group is a private investment firm focused on acquiring middle market companies in the United States, and building industry-leading manufacturing and business service companies. The firm partners with management teams to develop and implement long-term strategies to create industry leaders in the middle market.