ELKHART, Ind., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patrick Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: PATK) (the "Company"), a major manufacturer and distributor of building and component products for the recreational vehicle (RV), manufactured housing (MH) and industrial markets, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of the cabinet door business of Quality Hardwoods Sales, a limited liability company. The transaction is expected to be completed in January 2010.
"This acquisition fits within the scope of our strategic plan by adding products which complement our existing RV product lines," stated Todd Cleveland, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Patrick's expertise in the cabinet door industry and its state of the art manufacturing facility afford the Company the opportunity to further drive value for its customers and shareholders and gain additional market share, while at the same time improving both our profitability and leverage positions."
About Patrick Industries
Patrick Industries, Inc. ( www.patrickind.com) is a major manufacturer of component products and distributor of building products serving the manufactured housing, recreational vehicle, kitchen cabinet, home and office furniture, fixture and commercial furnishings, marine, and other industrial markets and operates coast-to-coast through locations in 13 states. Patrick's major manufactured products include decorative vinyl and paper panels, wrapped moldings, cabinet doors and components, slotwall and slotwall components, and countertops. The Company also distributes drywall and drywall finishing products, interior passage doors, roofing products, vinyl and cement siding, electronic products, and other miscellaneous products.Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains certain statements related to future results, or states our intentions, beliefs and expectations or predictions for the future, which are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from either historical or anticipated results depending on a variety of factors. Potential factors that could impact results include: pricing pressures due to competition, costs and availability of raw materials, availability of retail and wholesale financing for manufactured homes, availability and costs of labor, inventory levels of retailers and manufacturers, levels of repossessed manufactured homes, the financial condition of our customers, the ability to generate cash flow or obtain financing to fund growth, future growth rates in the Company's core businesses, interest rates, oil and gasoline prices, the outcome of litigation, adverse weather conditions impacting retail sales, and our ability to remain in compliance with our credit agreement covenants. In addition, national and regional economic conditions and consumer confidence may affect the retail sale of recreational vehicles and manufactured homes. The Company does not undertake to update forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events that occur after the date the forward-looking statements are made. Further information regarding these and other risks, uncertainties and factors is contained in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008, and in the Company's Form 10-Qs for subsequent quarterly periods, which are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and are available on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov .