PlayCore Announces Acquisition of Robertson Industries, Inc.
February 15, 2008
PlayCore, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a broad range of playground equipment and related play products, is pleased to announce that it completed the acquisition of Robertson Industries, Inc. Robertson Industries, Inc. manufactures surfacing building products related to site construction, athletic and recreational surfaces, play field equipment and structures, finishes, and indoor athletic surfacing. Robertson Industries, Inc. manufactures, markets, and installs TotTurf®, TotTurf Synthetic Plus®, and Talkin Totturf®. The Company will remain in Chandler, Arizona as a stand alone division of PlayCore and Richard Hawley will continue serving as the company’s General Manager.
“We look forward to working together with the management team of Robertson Industries, Inc.,” said Bob Farnsworth, President and CEO of PlayCore. “The partnership provides many opportunities to support the Company’s continued dynamic growth while also fulfilling PlayCore’s mission of providing leadership in the important area of play, recreation, and child development. We see this partnership as a significant step forward in the development of Robertson Industries and PlayCore’s future growth potential.”