Eckler’s Plans Significant Facilities Expansion

Eckler Industries, Inc. plans $9.5M Facility Expansion in Titusville.

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“A new state-of-the-art fulfillment center will allow us to process orders faster and more efficiently than ever before – it’s a huge part of our effort to drive continued improvements in customer service” said Eckler’s CEO Matt Jordan.

Titusville, FL (PRWEB) June 17, 2013

Eckler Industries, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of restoration parts and accessories for classic and enthusiast automobiles, has signed an agreement with Grissom Centroplex to begin construction of a new 180,000sf warehouse facility. The enhanced fulfillment facility will later be followed by a new office building which will become the headquarters for the company.

The $9.5 million project provides sufficient space to keep up with Eckler’s growth plans over the next several years. “A new state-of-the-art fulfillment center will allow us to process orders faster and more efficiently than ever before – it’s a huge part of our effort to drive continued improvements in customer service” said Eckler’s CEO Matt Jordan. “We’re also delighted that we were able to work with Brevard County, Titusville city government, and the local Economic Development Councils to ensure we were able to find a good location and retain the experienced staff we rely on so much.”

“The new facility will be home to Eckler’s warehouse operations, but subsequent phases of the project will see the site become home to the company’s headquarters as well” explains Grissom Cetroplex’s Antonio Romano. “We’ve worked with Eckler’s for many years and are proud to play a role in supporting their growth.”

About Eckler Industries, Inc
Eckler’s Family of Automotive Parts Companies is the leading catalog and web merchant of restoration parts and accessories for Chevrolets including Corvettes, Classic Chevys, Impalas, Chevelles, El Camino, Classic Chevy Trucks; Ford products including Model T, Model A, Mustang, Thunderbird, Galaxies, Fairlanes, Torinos, Falcons, Rancheros, and the full range of Porsche and Mercedes vehicles. Eckler’s offers a wide product line including replacement and restoration parts, performance upgrade parts and accessories. The company primarily serves automotive enthusiasts who enjoy restoring classic cars and who place importance on maintaining the appearance and performance of their automobiles. For more than 50 years, Eckler’s has been supporting automotive enthusiasts across the globe. Eckler Industries, Inc. is owned by Baird Capital Partners.

About Baird Capital Partners
Baird Capital Partners, the U.S.-based buyout fund of Baird Private Equity, invests in lower middle-market companies in the business services, manufactured products and healthcare sectors. Established in 1989, Baird Capital Partners leverages its deep sector knowledge, experienced investment team and extensive operating resources to drive value in its portfolio companies. Baird Capital Partners is supported by operating resources in China (Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shanghai) and India (Bangalore) focused on facilitating and executing Asia sourcing, manufacturing and distribution strategies for Baird Capital Partners’ portfolio companies. Baird Private Equity is the global private equity group of Robert W. Baird & Co. (Baird). For more information, please visit http://www.bairdcapitalpartners.com.

About Grissom Centroplex
Grissom Centroplex is a spin off of Titusville Centroplex and the owner of the 90,000/ft building currently occupied by Eckler Industries. Titusville Centroplex has had a long standing relationship with Eckler’s and is excited about this opportunity to continue to provide space and added expansion well into the future. For more information about Grissom Centroplex please contact Antonio Romano at 321-438-3345 or visit their website: http://www.atlanticexpress4.com

For further information contact:
Matt Jordan
CEO, Eckler Industries
(321) 269-9680
http://www.ecklersautomotive.com

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    Eckler Industries, Inc.
    321-385-0961
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