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High Standard Inc. Acquired By Nudo Products

High Standard


Dec 2013


New Hampshire

Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held, middle-market businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, High Standard, Inc., headquartered in Jaffrey, New Hampshire, by Nudo Products, Inc., headquartered in Springfield, Illinois. The acquisition closed on December 11, 2013.

High Standard, Inc. was founded in 1959 as the exclusive New England distributor for Alliancewall porcelain-on-steel panels, now called Ceramicsteel. In 1985, High Standard, Inc. acquired Lampco, a regional distributor of architectural wall cladding systems. High Standard, Inc. is now a full-service architectural panel manufacturer and fabricator of a complete line of panel systems, including insulated and veneer metal panels, and aluminum composite panels. It offers competitive pricing, and timely, efficient, superior quality service to a national network of non-exclusive dealers. Managing Director Douglas Smith and Fred Zweifel led the Generational Equity deal team that advised High Standard Inc. on the transaction.

"Strategically this was a great transaction for all parties," said Fred Zweifel, Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions for Generational Equity. Nudo Products, Inc. has over 60 years of experience working with the demands and expectations of the building, architecture, transportation, and sign industries. With an on-time delivery rate of 99% and a return rate of less than 0.2%, Nudo Products, Inc. stands behind its products and 100% customer satisfaction. Nudo Products, Inc. addresses the variables that are present in any project and couples the wide variety of inner layer options, surface materials, substrates, thicknesses, sizes and colors with their specialized manufacturing equipment and extensive stocking level of raw materials.