Investment Date
June 2011
Vertical
Industrial
Fund
GCP III
Investment Status
Prior
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Scovill Fasteners

Leading manufacturer of high quality snap fasteners and buttons for various markets in the Apparel and Industrial industries


Highlights

  • Originally founded in 1802, Scovill is one of the oldest and well known brands in the fastener industry
  • Brands include Gripper, Duramark, Dot, Pull-The-Dot, Lift-The-Dot, Common-Sense and Dot Durable, which can be found in infant clothing, sporting goods, leather products, jeans, medical devices and safety equipment
  • Headquartered in Clarkesville, GA and actively sells and services closure products in the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia

Initiatives

  • Re-established relationships with key name brands in select geographies
  • Hired and expanded key sales positions
  • Eliminated past-due backlog and improved on-time deliveries