PPI acquires bulk material handling manufacturer

By |  June 11, 2024

Precision Pulley & Idler (PPI) acquired Continental Global Material Handling, a bulk material handling manufacturer based in Winfield, Alabama.

“Continental has earned its position as one of the most well-respected brands in the industry,” says Matt Buckingham, president and CEO of PPI. “We couldn’t be more excited to welcome the Continental management team and employees into our growing company. We believe the two businesses are stronger together than apart. The combination of PPI and Continental’s complementary product lines will allow us to enhance our offerings to the customer, backed by our combined conveying expertise, quality products and industry-leading customer service.”

Continental co-presidents Mark Rodgers and Rich Meacci look forward to the partnership.

“Joining PPI is truly exciting for Continental, with each company having incredible management teams and employees,” says Rogers and Meacci. “The opportunities in front of us are tremendous as we leverage the synergies of these two great companies and build on their already great reputations.”

According to PPI, the company believes the differentiated focus areas of Continental and PPI will be a strong match and complementary to one another on a combined basis.

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