CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 4, 2012)—Camoplast Solideal's U.S. subsidiary Solideal USA Inc. has acquired the assets of Forklift Tire of Florida, a Jacksonville, Fla.-based forklift/OTR tire distributor.
The purchase of Forklift Tire, which has been in operation since 1978, will help to strengthen Solideal's market position in Florida, the company said.
Services offered by Forklift Tire include forklift and OTR tire sales, tire repair and replacement, on-site road service and fleet checks. The company also is the exclusive Northeast Florida dealer of Amerityre-brand products.
“Camoplast Solideal is excited by the potential to expand both its footprint and service capability in Florida with the acquisition of Forklift Tire of Florida,” said Bob Bulger, vice president of Solideal USA. “This acquisition provides our customers with more product options along with improved service/response capabilities.”
Camoplast Solideal did not disclose terms of the deal nor say what Forklift Tire´s annual sales are.