February 28, 2017

Roll-Rite, LLC Acquires Pulltarps Manufacturing

Capital Partners, Inc. investment portfolio company Roll-Rite, LLC (“Roll-Rite” www.rollrite.com ) acquired Transportation Equipment, Inc (dba Pulltarps Manufacturing www.pulltarps.com ) located in El Cajon, California on February 28, 2017. This was Roll Rite’s second corporate acquisition in 12 months. Pulltarps Manufacturing’s brand, technically-advanced product line and geographic reach bolster’s Roll-Rites’ position as America’s premier provider of advanced tarping systems.

Roll-Rite was attracted to Pulltarps Manufacturing’s culture of driving innovative thinking and creativity, and its knowledgeable and dedicated workforce. Pulltarps’ product line features automatic cable systems for dump trailers and straight trucks, semi-automatic systems for light and medium duty dump, municipal, and landscape trucks, and automatic arm systems for heavy duty dump bodies and dump trailers.

Brad Templeman, President & CEO of Roll-Rite, LLC stated, “Pulltarps’ range of advanced tarping technologies, coupled with a 25-year proven track record serving the commercial transportation industry, enables us to better service & support our customers in western U.S and Canada. Bringing these two well established and elite brands together under one umbrella combines over 50 years of engineering and manufacturing know-how and experience, and provides our OEM alliances, our authorized distributors and dealers, and customers with clearly the best tarping technologies.”

Roll-Rite will continue to operate the business as Pulltarps Manufacturing, a Division of Roll-Rite, LLC, retaining its manufacturing and distribution locations in El Cajon, CA and North Baltimore, OH, and its service and installation center in Henderson, CO. Roll-Rite will maintain its manufacturing and corporate headquarters in Gladwin, MI and a service and installation center in Torrington, CT.

About Roll-Rite, LLC – Roll-Rite designs and manufactures state of the art automated tarp systems for the global heavy duty trucking industry serving the construction & demolition, waste & recycling, municipal and agriculture markets. These systems reliably contain and protect payloads, create a safer working environment for drivers and maximize customers financial return-on-investment through increased revenues and reduced cost-of-ownership. For information on Roll-Rite automatic covering systems visit www.rollrite.com .

Capital Partners and management remain focused on continued growth through organic initiatives and acquisitions. Please contact the Capital Partners Investment Team with additional platform investment or add-on opportunities.

About Capital Partners

Capital Partners (www.capitalpartners.com) is a private investment firm founded in 1982. Our principals have invested in more than 75 platform and add-on acquisitions across a variety of industries.Based on the combination of solid investment discipline and our low leverage approach, we have successfully partnered with management teams through multiple economic cycles.