Mergers & Acquisitions

Bridgeport Fittings, Inc. - Stratford, CT

Original Press Release

Bridgeport Purchases Regal Name and Specific Assets

Press release date: Aug 01, 2006

STRATFORD, Conn., Aug. 1, 2006 - Bridgeport Fittings, Inc., announced today the purchase of certain assets of Regal Manufacturing, a supplier of electrical cable and conduit fittings, based in City of Industry, California. The purchase, for an undisclosed amount, includes the Regal Manufacturing name, all rights to the use of the Regal name, drawings, trade marks, part numbers, third party listings, domain names, and tools and dies associated with the manufacture of Regal products.

In a separate purchase, Bridgeport also acquired specific assembly and production equipment associated with the manufacture of Regal products.

Paul A. Suzio, President & COO of Bridgeport, stated, "The acquisition of specific assets of Regal, and the purchase of the Regal brand name, further strengthens not only our market position within the electrical industry, but reconfirms our commitment to be the best-in-category manufacturer to the industry.

"Both Regal and Bridgeport businesses have been based on a tradition of quality products, delivery, and customer intimacy. Both companies were built on strong values that drive our behavior, and both have strong brand recognition and brand preference," Suzio noted. "The Regal name will continue to thrive under the Bridgeport banner."

Founded in 1925, Bridgeport Fittings has been a leading supplier of quality fittings to the industrial, commercial and residential channels of the electrical industry.

For more information, please contact: Bridgeport Fittings, Inc., 705 Lordship Blvd., Stratford, CT 06615; Tel: (203) 377-5944; Fax: (203) 381-3488; or visit www.bptfittings.com

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