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MITY INC. ACQUIRES XPRESSPORT TO EXPAND HIGH-CAPACITY FURNITURE STORAGE AND TRANSPORT OFFERINGS ACROSS COMMERCIAL MARKETS
Strategic acquisition gives global manufacturer of highly durable furniture products the ability
to increase customer base with complementary chair and table portability offerings.
OREM, Utah — April 25, 2017 — MITY Inc., the parent company to an expansive array of highly durable furniture brands including MityLite® and Holsag™, today announced it has acquired Orlando, Florida-based company ChairPort Products, LLC conducting business under the name XpressPort®. Widely known in the lodging, public assembly and educational trade spaces, the XpressPort brand is recognized for its superior, high-capacity storage and transport offerings for tables, chairs, stanchions and other equipment used in demanding environments. All XpressPort products are made in the United States.
According to MITYInc. CEO and President John Dudash, “This acquisition is a great addition to our growing portfolio of product collections. XpressPort complements our existing chair and table cart lines and will enhance offerings to customers, providing more options for ease of use, maneuverability and protection of
“XpressPort is the ‘gold standard’ of table and chair portability for a variety of commercial applications,” said Ken Hufstater, XpressPort owner and president. “We are excited about the national and global growth potential that the MITYacquisition offers and see a very bright future ahead of us.”
The XpressPort acquisition follows quickly on the heels of MITY Inc.’s procurement of Holsag Canada in January 2017.
Dudash added, “As we continue to grow, we further solidify MITYInc. as a furniture leader in multiple vertical markets. The addition of XpressPort is another strategic step in the right direction.”
Headquartered in Orem, Utah, MITYInc. is the parent company to MityLite, Holsag Canada,BRODA®Seating, and the newly acquired XpressPort. MityLite is a manufacturer of award-winning and professionally designed furniture products for the global commercial marketplace. Holsag manufactures chairs and casegoods focused on the senior living, healthcare, education and hospitality markets. BRODA delivers a unique line of tilt-in-space positioning wheelchairs that have been improving people’s lives for more than 35 years. As part of a strategic growth plan, MITYInc. has acquired XpressPort to expand its superior storage and transport product collection.