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Mazzella Companies Acquires John Sakach Company of St. Louis

Transaction strengthens Mazzella's footprint in the Midwest and Central U.S.

Mike Close

CLEVELAND, OH – Mazzella Companies is pleased to announce the acquisition of John Sakach Company of St. Louis. This acquisition further strengthens Mazzella’s footprint in the Midwest and Central regions of the U.S. It also reinforces Mazzella’s commitment to be a one-stop provider for rigging equipment and sling assemblies, engineered lifting solutions, training, and the inspection and repair of cranes, hoists, and rigging.

With roots dating back to 1958, John Sakach Company has exemplified prompt service and total quality commitment for more than 60 years. John Sakach Company has been servicing and supplying customers in the St. Louis area and beyond since 1986 with crane rigging equipment, crane rigging supplies, wire rope, lifting slings, and a variety of rigging inspection and training services.

“John Sakach Company is recognized as a leader within the rigging industry because of their strong partnerships with their vendors, their dedication to educating the industry, and their commitment to the highest quality and safety standards. John Sakach Company and Mazzella are both committed to offering the highest quality and variety of products, excellent service, and leadership in education and training within the industry,” said Tony Mazzella, CEO of Mazzella Companies.

Effective immediately, John Sakach Company will operate as Mazzella John Sakach Co. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.

“With decades of family tradition in the rigging and lifting industry, it is only fitting that John Sakach Company partners with Mazzella Companies to expand on the high commitment to quality our customers have come to expect over the years. We are excited to join a team dedicated to constant improvement within the rigging industry and look forward to continuing the Mazzella family legacy in the Midwest,” said Terry Driscoll, President of John Sakach Company.

“I extend a warm welcome to our newest team members as they become part of the Mazzella Companies organization. Together, we will uphold our commitment to provide the experience and exceptional service that our customers and team members rightfully deserve,” added Tony Mazzella.

About Mazzella Companies

Mazzella Companies employs over 1,000 individuals in 30+ locations in North America. Mazzella is the largest independently owned company in the overhead lifting and rigging industries and is a manufacturer and distributor of a wide range of lifting products for industrial, commercial, and specialty applications. In addition, Mazzella is a leading manufacturer of world-class overhead cranes, specialty machinery, and overhead crane services. Mazzella Companies’ diverse portfolio includes Sheffield Metals, a manufacturer and distributor of coated and bare metal products for engineered metal roof and wall systems, and New Tech Machinery, a manufacturer of portable roof panel and gutter machines that are recognized as the world’s finest portable rollformers.

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