Utility supplies: CURT Manufacturing announces acquisition by Audax Group

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Utility tools: Recently, CURT Manufacturing was acquired by Audax Group, a Boston-based private equity group. Greg Hooks, CEO of CURT, said, “We are excited to have Audax as our new partner. Its track record of sourcing and integrating add-on acquisitions will enhance our ability to grow, while continuing to build on our brand’s reputation of market-leading value.”

CURT Manufacturing has been an employer in the Eau Claire area since 1994. CURT has added hundreds of jobs to the area and to ten warehouses in the US and Canada. Recently, CURT made a multi-million dollar expansion to its Eau Claire, Wisconsin manufacturing facility.

About CURT Manufacturing: CURT is a leading manufacturer and marketer of top-quality towing products. The company offers American-made, custom fit receiver hitches and wiring harnesses for nearly any vehicle on the road. They also market a broad range of trailer hitches, towing systems and related accessories. CURT is ‘The First Name in Towing Products’ for automobile and truck hitches, as well as RV, gooseneck and commercial towing systems. Products are marketed through retailers, distributors, installers, and e-tailers across the U.S. and Canada. CURT employs hundreds of associates, primarily at their manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters which is located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. CURT operates 11 regional warehouses, each carrying over 2,500 items and has been twice named a Wisconsin ‘Manufacturer of the Year’.

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