Entries by Koda Enterprises Group

KLW Plastics Announces Expansion of Monroe, Ohio Manufacturing Plant

KLW Plastics announced today that it will expand its Monroe, Ohio facility. The 25,000 sq. ft. expansion is designed to accommodate additional office, manufacturing and warehouse needs. “We are highly committed to continual improvement of our value proposition” said Scott Dowrey, President and CEO of KLW Plastics. “This expansion will allow us to improve service […]

American Cooling Technology Announces Organization Changes

Mr. James Schreiber and Mr. J. R. Lucas, founders of American Cooling Technology (ACT), announced today the promotion of Mr. Dave Oberdorff to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Oberdorff has been the General Manager of ACT since starting with the company in 2011. “Dave has been instrumental since coming on board […]

KLW Plastics Announces Guy Shipley Joins Sales and Development Team

KLW Plastics announced today that Mr. Guy Shipley has joined the company as Sales and Market Development Professional. Guy brings many years of experience and success in the plastic container industry, most recently as Dispensing Solutions Sales Manager for Kols Containers. “We are excited to find someone of Guy’s caliber to strengthen the sales and […]

KLW Plastics Announces a New President

KLW Plastics announced today that Mr. Scott Dowrey has joined the company as President and CEO. Scott brings many years of experience and success in the packaging industry to KLW most recently as President of Storopak, North America. “We were fortunate to find someone of Scott’s caliber to lead KLW as the company continues its […]

Frank Bergonzi Joins Koda Distribution Group as President and Chief Executive Officer

Koda Distribution Group (“Koda”), a portfolio company of Audax Group, today announced the appointment of Frank Bergonzi as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective August 1, 2012. Headquartered in Stamford, CT, Koda is a distributor of specialty chemicals for paints and coatings, personal care, dyes, lubricants, construction, sealants and adhesives applications. Robert Spadoni, Koda’s Chief […]

KODA Enterprises Group Acquires American Cooling Technology

KODA Enterprises Group announced today the acquisition of American Cooling Technology, Inc. (ACT) a leading manufacturer and supplier of air conditioning systems for bus and other specialty vehicles. ACT is headquartered in York, PA. Messrs. James Schreiber and J. R. Lucas, the former owners of ACT as well as all of the employees of ACT […]

KODA Enterprises Group Announces Opening of Third Facility for its KLW Plastics, Inc. Operation

KLW Plastics announced its third production facility is scheduled to open in Atlanta,GA in July 2012. Atlanta was selected due to its proximity to a large current and prospective customer base as well as to geographically broaden KLW’s U.S. footprint. KLW’s president, Mike Legeza, commented that “Atlanta allows KLW to serve a broader reach of […]

KODA Enterprises Group Acquires Douglas Machines Corp.

KODA Enterprises Group announced today the acquisition of Douglas Machines Corp. located in Clearwater, Florida. Douglas is the leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial washing and sanitizing systems for food related industries. The Company designs and manufactures a broad range of systems used in the bakery, meat, poultry, food processing, packaging and distribution industries serving […]

KODA Enterprises Group Announces Comprehensive Restructuring of its Credit Facilities with Berkshire

KODA announces that it has completed a comprehensive refinancing of its senior credit facility with Berkshire Bank to allow the continuing rapid growth of Pro Air Holdings. Pro Air Holdings has two operating units, Pro Air, LLC in Elkhart, Indiana and American Cooling Technology, Inc. (“ACT”) located in York, Pennsylvania. This new financing, which included […]