LENEXA, Kan. — Golden Star Inc., a global manufacturer of a complete line of hard surface cleaning products based here, reports that it has acquired two mop manufacturing companies: Lafitte Mop Co. Inc. in Villa Rica, Georgia, and Amarillo Mop & Broom in Amarillo, Texas.
Golden Star will assume all account information, manufacturing and order fulfillment responsibilities for the two companies.
“We admire both of these organizations tremendously and that’s why we chose to align with them,” says Earl Julo, co-CEO and president of Golden Star. “We appreciate Darrel Knight and the energy he’s put into growing the Amarillo Mop & Broom business.
“In addition, we’ve also enjoyed getting to know John and Cathy Lafitte. They are very special people who share our same core values. They have built a loyal customer base over the last 50 years which is a testament to their hard work and dedication to Lafitte Mop Company.”
“By acquiring these two organizations, Golden Star is strategically positioned to bring more value to our customers,” adds Steve Lewis, co-CEO and president of Golden Star.
“We believe we will create more opportunities for growth by combining resources to better serve customers with extended products and services.”
Golden Star operates out of seven manufacturing facilities worldwide and has more than 115 years of manufacturing excellence.
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