Justrite Safety Group Acquires Eagle Manufacturing Co.

DES PLAINES, IL — Justrite Safety Group, a supplier of products for the safe management of flammable liquids and other hazardous materials, has announced the acquisition of West Virginia-based Eagle Manufacturing Company, a manufacturer of safety cans, safety cabinets, spill containment products, poly drums and material handling products.

Established in 1894 and based in Wellsburg, WV, Eagle brings a wide range of industrial safety and material handling products that cater to customers in a variety of sectors including construction, oil and gas, utilities, transportation, chemical and medical, to name a few.

“The acquisition of Eagle by Justrite Safety Group further demonstrates our business strategy to better serve our customers within the industrial safety and material handling product sector of the global market,” said Mark McElhinny, Justrite president and CEO.

“We value Eagle’s ongoing commitment to meet their customers’ expectations for ‘compliance solutions’ products to help industry meet strict local, state and federal regulations,” said McElhinny.

“Eagle’s advanced manufacturing and skilled craftsmanship will integrate seamlessly into our distribution and engineered solution sales channels.”

Joe Eddy, Eagle president, said the company will continue to sell Eagle-branded products, but the acquisition is an incredible growth opportunity for Eagle.

“This transaction will fuel revenue growth, create additional...

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