Koda Business Successes
Acquired by KODA in the 1980’s, Suburban Manufacturing Company, the largest provider of appliances (heaters, ranges and water heaters) to the recreational vehicle industry was sold in 1998 to Citicorp Ventures in New York.
KODA purchased Adapco in 1997 and through three subsequent strategic acquisitions, grew the company to be the number one provider of services, equipment and chemicals to the Vector Control Industry and was sold to Calvert Street Capital Partners in 2006.
In 1998, KODA acquired Nivel Parts & Manufacturing Company and over our seven years of ownership, doubled the size of the business to become the number one provider of replacement parts to the golf cart aftermarket and was sold to Sentinel Capital Partners in 2004.
Unigard (a division of the Monson Companies) was a leading producer of automotive aftermarket fluids including antifreeze and windshield washer fluid. The division was sold in 2001 to a strategic buyer that wanted to capitalize on the Unigard brand to enhance its product offering.