JLA Home purchases pet bed powerhouse
February 7, 2007,
Plainfield, Ill. -JLA Home, a division of E & E Co., has acquired Flexi-Mat Corporation, a design and manufacturer of pet bedding products sold through all channels of distribution in North American market with annual revenues of $60 million.
“This now makes us the dominant player in this $240 million [pet bed] category,” said Scott White, senior vp.
JLA’s new pet goods division will likely operate under the existing Flexi-Mat name, which has been in existence for more than 60 years. A core team of former Flexi-Mat employees and management has been hired to lead the new division, reporting directly into the JLA management team.