Rochester, NY, January 16, 2019 – On December 31st, 2018 Right Lane Industries acquired the specialty textiles and extruded plastics division of Schlegel Systems Inc., and renamed the new stand-alone company Schlegel Specialty Products LLC (“SSP”). As a new permanent subsidiary of Right Lane Industries, SSP will continue to develop and manufacture innovative textile and plastic products from our long-tenured facility in Rochester, NY. In conjunction with the acquisition, Right Lane has retained SSP’s existing management, operations, and engineering teams, to support anticipated growth.
Originally founded in the 1880’s, Schlegel Specialty Products is a leader in the engineering and production of woven textiles and extruded plastic products for applications in the automotive, aerospace, office equipment, transportation, heavy industrial and other end markets. The company manufactures its products through proprietary processes out of a 104,000 square foot facility located in Rochester, NY.
The team at SSP is excited to utilize Right Lane’s centralized corporate services, capital, and growth orientation to deepen partnerships with customers, and ensure their success long into the future. “Schlegel Specialty Products has a skilled team, unique production capabilities, and a brand name with exceptional heritage. We are excited to support SSP with the capital and resources it needs to expand product offerings, increase production capacity, and build long-term partnerships with world-wide customers,” said Right Lane CEO Eric Mara.
For further information or to discuss sales inquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact:
Schlegel Specialty Products:
Sales Account Manager
Right Lane Industries:
VP of Corporate Development
Right Lane Industries is an industrial holding company that acquires manufacturing and industrial services businesses for a permanent holding period. As a result of this permanent horizon, Right Lane businesses are able to make decisions for the long-term, resulting in collaborative customer relationships, experienced teams, and high-quality products and services. Right Lane’s existing businesses include: FENN, Pacific Press Technologies, Multipress, AB Stretch and Schlegel Specialty Products. For more information please visit www.rightlaneindustries.com.