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Double E Company Acquires Appleton Mfg. Division

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Aug. 16, 2016 - Double E Company LLC recently purchased Appleton Mfg. Division. Headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, Appleton Mfg. Division joins Epoch Rollers and Double E Europe (STCMi), under the Incline Equity Partners owned Double E Company LLC group.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“The acquisition is Double E's second in the last 12 months, building on a market strategy to offer a single source solution for all your web handling needs,” said Double E's CEO, Tom Pranka. “We are excited to welcome Appleton into the Double E family and honored to be associated with a company with such broad and deep roots in the web handling and converting industries.”

Appleton Mfg. Division is a fully integrated engineering, design, sales, service, and manufacturing firm. The company is a provider of core cutters, core handling and finishing equipment, roll and cart movers, and related core processing and handling solutions.

Ron Hirn, Appleton's President, noted, “The Appleton Manufacturing/Double E combination results in a stronger team overall, allowing us to leverage the skills and specialties of both organizations into a company that delivers ever more value to our customers.”

Double E Company is a supplier of engineered solutions for Core Chucks, Safety Chucks, Core Plugs, Core Shafts, Idler Rollers, Reel Spools and associated accessories to the web handling industry worldwide. To learn more, visit:

SOURCE: Double E Company