Missouri firm acquires MiTek Industries

MiTek Industries, a Berkshire Hathaway company announced today it has acquired Cubic Designs Inc., a Wisconsin-based recognized leader in the design, prefabrication and installation of custom work platforms and structural mezzanine systems used in distribution, processing, manufacturing, aerospace and other types of operating facilities.

 
Cubic’s sales, engineering, and administration are headquartered in New Berlin, and its fabrication operations are located in Waupaca.

Chesterfield, Mo.-based MiTek is the world’s leading supplier of advanced engineered structural connector systems, equipment, software and services for the building components industry,
“Through Cubic, MiTek is able to expand into new end markets with highly customized, tightly engineered, prefabricated structural steel products. Cubic is an outstanding fit within the MiTek family,” stated Tom Manenti, chairman and chief executive officer of MiTek. “Mike Giffhorn will continue to serve as president of Cubic, and the entire Cubic management team will remain and continue to lead the company. Cubic will operate as a separate subsidiary of MiTek.

“We are thrilled to be part of the MiTek and Berkshire Hathaway team,” Giffhorn said. “MiTek’s approach to profitably growing a business and building outstanding organizations makes this acquisition ideal from Cubic’s perspective. With the strength and backing of MiTek and Berkshire, we plan to grow the business through a number of strategic programs.” 

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