February 1, 2019
Singer Industrial, Inc. has acquired Quality Conveyor Solutions, LLC (QCS) headquartered in Roanoke, VA. QCS provides conveyor belt, accessories and field services including installation and mobile maintenance out of their locations in Roanoke, Covington & Richmond, VA, Baltimore, MD, Rocky Mount, NC, and Kingsport, TN. QCS serves multiple markets including aggregate, pulp and paper, power generation and cement.
The business, founded in 2016, will continue operating under the QCS name. Owners Aaron Atwell, Bill Bettridge, Junior Purdue, Doug Stanley and Geoff Emery will continue in their key management roles. Aaron Atwell will be Vice President and General Manager of QCS and merge operations with Virginia Carolina Belting, a division of Singer Industrial based in Salem, VA.
Sam Petillo, President of Singer Industrial, said “Aaron, Bill and their 37 employees have significantly grown the business in a short period of time. We are excited to add their knowledge base and conveyor service experience to the Singer family.” Aaron Atwell said “Unifying QCS and VCB, combined with Singer’s conveyor services out of RW Connection in Lancaster, PA will make us the strongest belt service company in the mid-Atlantic Region.” Bill Bettridge, VP Mid-Atlantic Region added, “Singer provides us the right cultural fit and support to fuel our expansion in the region and beyond”.
Singer Industrial, along with Bishop Lifting Products and Dakota Fluid Power, are wholly owned subsidiaries of Singer Industrial, headquartered in Houston, TX and through its 86 locations provides industrial rubber, wire rope, rigging, fluid power products and services to a broad range of industrial markets throughout North America. More information can be obtained at www.singerindustrial.com and www.singerequities.com.