Trulite Completes Western States Glass Acquisition

January 2, 2013


Deerfield Beach, FL – January 2, 2013– Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions, LLC. (“Trulite”) today announced they have finalized the acquisition of Western States Glass. Western States Glass has three locations in northern California – Freemont, Fresno, and Sacramento. They have been providing first-class service to their customers for many years offering everything from shower doors to insulated units. In addition, the Trulite Supercenter in Los Angeles will be able to provide laminated and PPG certified products to the Western States Glass group broadening their product portfolio.

“We are delighted to retain the leadership of Mickey Smith (current President of Western States), Jon Witkin, and Don Post. We look forward to their contribution in making Trulite an even better company. We fully expect little change for the current Western Customers after the acquisition,” said Trulite’s Chief Executive Officer, Paul Schmitz.

Trulite is continually looking for acquisition opportunities. This agreement demonstrates our financial strength and continuing commitment to the industry. Jeff Leone noted, “We are committed to growing through both organic and inorganic means. Our dedication to the industry is steadfast. We believe our value proposition “On time. On spec. On cost.” separates us from the competition and we are excited about the opportunity to continue showing it.”

About Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions

Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions is one of North America’s largest architectural glass and aluminum fabricators. Trulite distributes and manufactures architectural aluminum, insulated units, mirrors; tempered, laminated, and decorative glass from their twenty-seven locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

About Western States Glass

Western States Glass is one of the preeminent glass suppliers in the Bay Area. Western has three locations in northern California – Freemont, Fresno, and Sacramento.

For further information, please contact:

Ben Thomas
Vice President Business Management and Supply Chain
Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions
800-432-8132 – Office
954-724-9293 – Fax

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