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September 10, 2019

(EBSCO Industries) EBSCO Capital announces the acquisition of Bailey International, an industry leader in the manufacturing and distribution of mobile hydraulic power solutions, headquartered in Knoxville, TN.

May 29, 2019

(EBSCO Industries) The fulfillment side of Publisher Promotion and Fulfillment has been acquired by Turpin Distribution Services, Ltd, an international, UK-based provider of publisher services. Turpin has a long-standing, established client services team based in New Milford, Connecticut.

March 25, 2019

(EBSCO Industries) Luxor, a subsidiary of EBSCO Industries, announced that it has acquired KwikBoost, a manufacturer of commercial mobile device charging solutions. Founded in 2010, KwikBoost is known for its patented designs and innovative products that include mobile device charging stations, lockers, charging workstations, and portable charging solutions.

March 15, 2019

(EBSCO Industries) Rimini Street, a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that EBSCO Industries, a global holding company with more than 26 business units around the world, has chosen Rimini Street Application Management Services (AMS) for Salesforce to maximize the value and ROI of their Salesforce investment. EBSCO has been successfully leveraging Rimini Street support for its SAP system since 2015, and has now expanded their Rimini Street support service scope to include its Salesforce system.

February 22, 2019

(EBSCO Industries) Dave Gray has joined EBSCO Industries as the founder of a newly formed, B2B, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform, headquartered in downtown Birmingham. The new company, BiSo Collective, is focused on making acquisitions of mission-critical B2B SaaS companies and growing those companies through a combination of strategic acquisitions and organic growth.

February 5, 2019

(EBSCO Industries) EBSCO Industries, a privately held global company, announced today that it has renamed its risk consulting and insurance division to Valent Group.

January 9, 2018

(EBSCO Industries) EBSCO Industries announced that Ryan Loy is joining the company as Chief Information Officer, and will be reporting to David Walker, President and Chief Executive Officer. Loy comes to EBSCO from ADTRAN where he was CIO.

January 3, 2018

(EBSCO Industries) Black Diamond Capital Management announced that it has acquired Valley Joist from EBSCO Industries, Inc. Valley Joist has been a leading joist and deck manufacturer since 1958. Black Diamond owns and operates Bayou Steel Group, among other steel related businesses.

September 2, 2017

(EBSCO Industries) NAPCO, a leading specialty packaging provider, founded in 1977, announced today it has agreed to acquire the assets of Vulcan Information Packaging (including, a division of EBSCO Industries. Vulcan (VIP) will operate as an independent subsidiary of NAPCO under their current leadership team in their current facility in Vincent, AL.

August 1, 2017

(EBSCO Industries) Stewart Signs and the Veterans of Foreign Wars signed a partnership agreement making the company the official licensed manufacturer of outdoor and marquee signage for the organization. Stewart Signs is part of EBSCO Sign Group, LLC, and a subsidiary of EBSCO Industries.

July 27, 2017

(EBSCO Industries) S.S. Nesbitt & Co. Inc., a Southeastern insurance agency and division of EBSCO Industries Inc. (EBSCO), announced today it has appointed insurance veteran Paul Barber as president.

May 10, 2017

(EBSCO Industries) Distributor NewClients Promotional Marketing (PPAI 107225), headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, announced today that it has acquired distributor EBSCO Creative Concepts (PPAI 104781), a division of EBSCO Industries.

March 1, 2016

(EBSCO Industries) Omeda, Inc. a leading provider of database and marketing services to the media industry, has announced the acquisition of Hallmark Data Systems. In early February,

July 1, 2015

(EBSCO Industries) EBSCO Industries, headquartered atop Oak Mountain off Highway 280, is a privately held company committed to progress and growth.

March 30, 2015

(EBSCO Industries) On February 20, 2015, EBSCO Information Services, the largest provider of research content, search services, and delivery platforms to libraries worldwide, acquired YBP Library Services, the market leader in delivering over 12 million print and digital books to academic, research and special libraries. EBSCO Industries also announced the acquisition of a majority interest in All Current Electrical Sales. On February 18, 2015, this New Jersey-based reseller/distributor of electrical components including conduit fittings, controls, circuit breakers, and custom electrical panel assemblies with a total of over 100,000 SKUs became a part of the diverse family of EBSCO businesses.

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