Center Rock Capital Partners announced that its industrial fastener and industrial packaging distribution platform, LINC Systems, has acquired Air-O Fasteners. The transaction expands LINC’s presence in the Western U.S.
Family-owned and operated since 1978, Utah-based Air-O Fasteners is a distributor of fastening equipment and consumable products, serving the construction and general industrial markets. It has five locations, including in Salt Lake City, Kaysville, Lehi, and Logan, UT, as well as in Idaho Falls ID.
“Air-O has done an excellent job establishing itself as a market leader by offering a full-line of products, superior product knowledge, and technical service to its customers,” said Kelly Evans, CEO of LINC. “The acquisition of Air-O expands LINC into the rapidly growing Utah market and deepens LINC’s presence in the Western U.S.”
Dave Mitchell, president of Air-O, added: “We’ve built a great team that shares LINC’s service-driven culture, and we are excited to join the LINC platform.”
LINC Systems is a leading national distributor of fastening and packaging solutions and industrial supplies, serving a broad range of industrial end markets including pallet, furniture, housing, construction, and general industrial.
“The acquisition of Air-O aligns with our ongoing growth strategy and further diversifies LINC’s customers and end-markets,” said Matt Conway, principal at Center Rock. “We are very proud of the management teams and excited about the continued momentum and outlook at LINC.”