The Company designs and manufactures accessories for the automotive, motorcycle and marine aftermarkets. Sales channels include national retail chains, e-commerce sites, mail order retailers, and various specialty and industrial wholesalers. The Company typically serves 220 accounts and has a high rate of repeat business; no single customer represents more than 10% of annual sales. Most products are exclusively designed and branded by the Company, and many high-margin items are patented. Production largely is outsourced to a network of 20 longtime contract manufacturers.
A well-recognized brand and creatively designed packaging make the Company’s products particularly appealing to retailers and their customers. Packaging features QR barcodes that deliver product information and demos online when scanned by any mobile device.
The Company is multi-discipline engineering firm serving blue-chip clients in diverse industries. Capabilities include electrical engineering solutions, mechanical engineering, structural, combustion systems, instrumentation, and custom panel design and fabrication. In addition, the Company is a leader in designing and engineering safe systems for a variety of applications. The Company serves about 100 active clients at any given point in time and maintains blanket purchase order contracts with most of its key clients that are renewed every three years.
There is an influx of business coming from the metals and energy industries, among others. Over 15 new employees were added recently to accommodate growing business volume. Adjusted EBITDA is forecast to more than double in 2018, as costs begin to stabilize and revenues rise 16.8% over 2017.