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Carlisle Companies Buys Foodservice Supplier
January 28, 2008
Diversified global manufacturer Carlisle Companies Inc., Charlotte, NC, has acquired Dinex International, Inc., a supplier of foodservice products to the healthcare and other institutional industries. With annual sales of $85 million, Dinex supplies traytop smallwares, dishware, disposable lids and packaging as well as heating and meal delivery systems.
The company has facilities in Glastonbury, Connecticut and Batavia, IL. The business will operate within Carlisle FoodService Products.
Dinex distributes its products through foodservice distributors serving the healthcare sector, including hospitals, nursing homes and other care and assisted living facilities.
This acquisition complements Carlisle's core foodservice product categories and supports growth initiatives in the healthcare, educational, corrections and other institutional foodservice markets. The purchase of Dinex will also allow Carlisle FoodService Products to leverage its product and manufacturing capabilities into Dinex's established sectors.
Carlisle serves the construction materials, commercial roofing, specialty tire and wheel, power transmission, heavy-duty brake and friction, heavy-haul truck trailer, refrigerated truck body, foodservice, and aerospace and test and measurement industries.