PRIVATE COMPANY; YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1996
REVENUE: $535 million
MARKET SERVED: Traffic marking paint
Bryce Anderson, chairman; Steve Vetter, CEO; Matt Soule, president; and Michael Murren, chief financial officer.
Ennis-Flint is the world leader in pavement markings and traffic safety solutions for a diverse customer base of private contractors, government agencies and independent distributors. Ennis-Flint supplies a wide range of products including: traffic paint, hot-applied and preformed thermoplastic, plural components, raised pavement markers and intelligent transportation systems from a network of 24 manufacturing facilities on four continents. Ennis-Flint is headquartered in Thomasville, North Carolina, with manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Malaysia and Europe.
The company recently acquired the materials manufacturing business of VERNISOL SPA. The acquisition includes the Italian manufacturing facilities in Spinadesco and Turin. According to the company, the strong, experienced management team, workforce and sales team will remain in place to provide uninterrupted service. The managing director, Bruno Trentini, will remain in his current management position as well as remain a significant shareholder.
“My team and I are very excited to join the Ennis-Flint group,” said Trentini “Our facilities in Italy and our technical knowledge in traffic paints and MMA/cold plastic adds to Ennis-Flint’s broad product range, which includes bitumen, thermoplastic, anti-skid, preformed thermoplastic and epoxy. With this, we are confident that we will be able to offer the best in the road safety industry. We are going to use this great opportunity to integrate ourselves with Ennis-Flint in the European, Middle Eastern and African markets by providing customers with the products and brands that they want and the quality and service that they deserve.”