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|Patrick Industries, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Wire Design|
"Wire Design is recognized as a specialized designer, engineer and manufacturer of high-quality custom wire harnesses and will afford us the opportunity to expand our offerings of wire harnesses and electrical systems to meet the needs of our customer base across several of our primary markets," said
"The acquisition of Wire Design will increase our content per unit in both the RV and marine industries as we continue to add innovative, value-added, quality products to our stable, further expanding our capabilities and increasing our value proposition to our customers," said
The acquisition of Wire Design included the acquisition of accounts receivable, inventory, prepaid expenses, and machinery and equipment, and was funded under the Company's existing credit facility. Patrick will continue to operate the business on a stand-alone basis under the Wire Design brand name in its existing facility.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains certain statements related to future results, our intentions, beliefs and expectations or predictions for the future, which are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from either historical or anticipated results depending on a variety of factors. Potential factors that could impact results include: the impact of any economic downturns especially in the residential housing market, a decline in consumer confidence levels, pricing pressures due to competition, costs and availability of raw materials, the imposition of restrictions and taxes on imports of raw materials and components used in our products, information technology performance and security, the availability of commercial credit, the availability of retail and wholesale financing for residential and manufactured homes, the availability and costs of labor, inventory levels of retailers and manufacturers, the financial condition of our customers, retention and concentration of significant customers, the ability to generate cash flow or obtain financing to fund growth, future growth rates in the Company's core businesses, the seasonality and cyclicality in the industries to which our products are sold, realization and impact of efficiency improvements and cost reductions, the successful integration of acquisitions and other growth initiatives, increases in interest rates and oil and gasoline prices, adverse weather conditions impacting retail sales, our ability to remain in compliance with our credit agreement covenants, and general economic, market and political conditions. In addition, national and regional economic conditions may affect the retail sale of recreational vehicles and residential and manufactured housing. The Company does not undertake to update forward-looking statements, except as required by law. Further information regarding these and other risks, uncertainties and factors is contained in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended
Julie Ann Kotowski, Investor Relations, Patrick Industries, Inc., 574-294-7511, firstname.lastname@example.org