Potential Competitors, BUT Better Partners
For Immediate Release: 08/04/2020
Colwich, KS, USA, August 4, 2020 – ERI Solutions, LLC (“ERI”) and DBI, Inc. (“DBI”) a Lenexa, KS based non-destructive testing and inspection services provider merged their operations effective August 5, 2020.
“DBI’s great industry reputation, top-notch team, customer relationships, and safety record make them a great addition for ERI,” stated Nathan VanderGriend, President & CEO of ERI. “Furthermore, we believe that with this integration that 1 + 1 = 3 or more as the merger will lead to business growth providing opportunities for the members of the team to grow professionally, for our combined clients to have access to a more diverse suite of service offerings, and for our shareholders’ value to increase.” “We are excited about our future together with ERI and view this as an opportunity for growth in expanded geographies and with additional technologies. Our customers can still expect excellent service as we strengthen the combined company with client facing software and a more diverse service line. We also believe this merger will provide professional growth opportunities for the members of our employee and management teams, “stated Jeff Hilfiker, President & CEO of DBI. The two companies have shared values and a vision to bring the best risk control, compliance and testing and inspection services to the market as they combine their product lines.
The companies will retain all team members and continue to operate out of its multiple locations. Both companies will also operate under their current brands for the immediate future.