Pantero in Troy today announced it has acquired Ampro Material Handling in Howell, a racking and material handling supplier since 1969. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The acquisition will allow Pantero to expand its material handling solutions for its warehouse and distribution customers. The company offers a wide range of packaging, warehouse, and janitorial supplies and equipment.
The acquisition will allow Pantero to offer one-stop service for warehouse supplies, equipment, custom warehouse solutions, and design services.
Over the past 52 years, Ampro has offered material handling solutions, including warehouse racking, flow racks, mezzanines, and more. In addition to providing in stock pallet racking, the company can custom design and install complex racking systems for warehouse facilities. It also offer custom fabrication and warehouse layout design services.
“Ampro has a wealth of experience in pallet rack and warehouse layout solutions, bringing expanded capabilities to Pantero that we can now offer to our customers,” says Andrew Reid, director of operations at Pantero. “At the same time, we can offer Ampro clients a large range of packaging materials and warehouse supplies. We are excited to bring our teams together to better serve our customers.”
Glen Hope, owner of Ampro Inc., will remain with the combined company as the acting manager of Pantero’s material handling division. “I’m looking forward to joining the Pantero team,” says Hope. “I believe our shared philosophies of providing outstanding customer service and bringing exceptional value to our customers align well between our two companies.”
Pantero and Ampro are both located in the Detroit area, and both focused on meeting the needs of the warehouse, logistics, packaging, and distribution industry.
Pantero operates a 100,000-square-foot facility in Troy and maintains a substantial stock of equipment and supplies for packaging and product protection, shipping and mailing, warehousing, safety, and facilities maintenance.
For more information, visit www.pantero.com.