Berlon Industries to acquire Lowe Manufacturing | Community
HUSTISFORD – Berlon Industries, of Hustisford, has agreed to acquire Lowe Manufacturing, a Viola-based supplier of auger, trench and grapple attachments that complement Berlon’s line of buckets and attachments for skid steer loaders and other machinery . The deal is expected to close in the first week of January 2022, according to a December 15 press release.
“Lowe Manufacturing is well respected for the quality of its accessories used in fencing, construction, landscaping, rental, contracting, utility and agricultural applications,” said Randy Schickert, President and Chief Executive Officer. of the management of Berlon Industries. “Richard and Mary Lowe have done an outstanding job growing the business and improving the Lowe products and brand. We are delighted to maintain the Lowe brand, company employees and its facilities in Western Wisconsin.
Richard Lowe will retire from Lowe Manufacturing, which was founded in 1971, while Mary Lowe will remain with the company. Berlin’s commitment to maintaining the Lowe brand, people and facilities was an important factor in the acquisition agreement. All Lowe Manufacturing and Berlon Industries personnel will be retained.
The acquisition includes Spiral Metals, LLC, a division of Lowe Manufacturing, specializing in non-standard propellers, sectional yokes and conveyor screws. Spiral products are used in Lowe’s accessories and sold to external customers.