AlturnaMats Acquires Mobile Matts
Jan 01, 2008
AlturnaMats Inc., a world leader in producing ground protection mats,
announced Dec. 14 the acquisition of one of its major competitors,
Mobile Matts, Green Bay, Wis. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
According to AlturnaMats president Michael Gierlach, the integration of AlturnaMats with Mobile Matts comprises the largest ground protection mat manufacturing group in the United States and enables dealers worldwide to offer customers a broad selection of mats. These rugged ground protection mats are used to eliminate damage to lawns and soft terrain due to vehicle traffic in such markets as landscape, construction, tree care, cemetery, well drilling and others. The mats are used to keep heavy vehicles from getting bogged down in mud.
Under terms of the new arrangement, Phil Schounard will continue to head up Mobile Matts and operate from the Green Bay facility; however, as of Jan. 1, Mobile Matts will now be available through AlturnaMats’ extensive dealer network. Currently, AlturnaMats Inc. offers its well known AlturnaMats, which feature a bold diamond plate tread, and VersaMats, which provide a finer, slip-resistant tread designed for both vehicle and pedestrian traffic.