EVI Industries, Inc. announced that it simultaneously executed a definitive asset purchase agreement and completed the acquisition of Express Parts and Services (“EXP”), a distributor of commercial laundry products and a provider of related technical installation and maintenance services based in Sykesville, Maryland. The addition of EXP increases EVI’s presence and market share in the state of Maryland and will enable the Company to provide increased customer service throughout the region.
Henry M. Nahmad, EVI’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented: “We believe that each acquisition is integral to achieving our long-term growth goal to build North America’s largest value-added distributor of commercial laundry and related products and the most dynamic network of commercial laundry technicians through which we may best support commercial laundry customers. We are pleased to welcome Max Usik and the EXP team to the EVI family and look forward to working together in pursuit of our long-term growth goals.”
EVI’s Buy and Build Philosophy
Key components of EVI’s buy-and-build strategy include:
- Identify and partner with great businesses led by influential leaders,
- Retain the leadership team, honor the company culture and empower them,
- Pursue aggressive growth plans and help the leadership team achieve their goals,
- Create an ownership culture by motivating the team with long-term equity, and
- Collaborate on new and transformative ideas to foster a spirit of growth and innovation.
Mr. Nahmad commented: “The thoughtful execution of our buy-and-build growth strategy has earned us a positive reputation in and around the commercial laundry industry, including among owners of quality businesses. We remain very active in the pursuit of additional investments in other great businesses and given our record, reputation, and appetite for significant growth, EVI is well-positioned to capitalize on a growing number of opportunities.”
About EVI Industries
EVI Industries, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is a value-added distributor and a provider of advisory and technical services. Through its vast sales organization, the Company provides its customers with planning, designing, and consulting services related to their commercial laundry operations. The Company sells and/or leases its customers commercial laundry equipment, specializing in washing, drying, finishing, material handling, water heating, power generation, and water reuse applications. In support of the suite of products it offers, the Company sells related parts and accessories. Additionally, through the Company’s robust network of commercial laundry technicians, the Company provides its customers with installation, maintenance, and repair services. The Company’s customers include retail, commercial, industrial, institutional, and government customers. Purchases made by customers range from parts and accessories to single or multiple units of equipment, to large complex systems as well as the purchase of the Company’s installation, maintenance, and repair services.