NEW BERLIN, WI – Process Retail Group, Inc., an integrated designer and manufacturer of custom permanent retail environments said it acquired substantially all the assets of Accent Industries, Inc., a Kenosha, WI manufacturer of custom wood and metal retail fixtures for grocery store chains across the United States.
The sale of the privately held firm was effective May 1; exact terms of the transaction will not be disclosed.
Accent Industries was established in 1973 in Illinois and moved to its current 40,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Kenosha in 2002. Dave Shaw, the president of Accent Industries, has owned the company since 1975 and will be staying on as the general manager of Accent.
The Accent Industries name will be preserved and the company will be integrated as a division of Process Retail Group. Process Retail Group plans to retain all Accent employees in Kenosha and grow the operation.
“The acquisition of Accent Industries will now provide our clients with integrated in-house wood and metal manufacturing capabilities to go with our existing screen printing, digital printing, vacuum forming, plastic fabricating, mass assembly, and logistics capabilities,” says Process Retail Group President Bob Zanotti.
For retail Accent Industries, Inc. manufactures merchandisers such as produce displays, bakery fixtures and wine racks, as well as cash wraps, customer service desks and/or centers.
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