MITY INC. ACQUIRES BERTOLINI EXPANDING HOSPITALITY AND WORSHIP OFFERINGS
Global furniture manufacturer extends market footprint through acquisition, reaffirms commitment to American craftsmanship
OREM, Utah — January 2, 2018 — MITY Inc., the parent company of highly durable furniture brands including MityLite® and Holsag™, acquired Bertolini Inc., a privately owned manufacturer of seating products focused on hospitality, public assembly and worship markets. This acquisition builds on the MITY Inc. legacy of durability and innovation, and positions the organization to deliver a broader product offering within key markets. The transfer of ownership was effective December 30, 2017.
“Bertolini was a natural fit to join the Mity family,” said MITY Inc. President and CEO John Dudash. “The acquisition of Bertolini provides product expansion and operational synergies within key industries, while sharing our core values of quality, durability and commitment to customers.”
Bertolini has been manufacturing in the U.S.A. for nearly 60 years and is a strong addition to the Mity family of products. They take great pride in American craftsmanship with a commitment to innovation, unrivaled service and first-class value.
Jim Bertolini, Bertolini owner and CEO, said, “We’re looking forward to being part of MITY Inc.’s industry-leading family of high-quality brands in a move that allows us to drive operational efficiencies and access to additional resources that will drive our long-term growth.”
Headquartered in Orem, Utah, MITY Inc. is the parent company to MityLite, Holsag Canada, BRODA®Seating, and newly acquired Bertolini Inc. 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. XpressPort is a leader in storage and transportation products for the public assembly and hospitality markets. Bertolini is a manufacturer of elegant, comfortable and durable stackable seating.