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Myers Industries acquires Jamco Material Handling Business

October 02, 2012
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AKRON, Ohio -- Myers Industries, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Jamco Products, Inc.

Jamco, with sales in the range of $15.0 to $18.0 million, is a leading designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty industrial steel carts and safety cabinets used across many markets.

Jamco’s strong product offering, relationships with industrial distributors and reputation for quality and service complements Myers Industries’ existing Akro-Mils® business and aligns with the Company’s material handling growth strategy. Jamco’s manufacturing facilities are located in South Beloit, Ill.

Jamco will become a valuable part of Myers Industries’ Material Handling Segment. Businesses in this segment include North America-based Buckhorn,® a leading manufacturer of plastic reusable bulk containers and totes for diverse markets; and Akro-Mils,® a leader in plastic storage bins, organization systems and metal transport carts for industrial and commercial markets. The segment also includes Brazil-based Myers do Brasil® and Plasticos Novel,® which produce plastic reusable containers, totes and crates for agriculture, beverage, food processing and manufacturing markets.

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