Dunbarton Acquires Key Loxcreen MetalSource Storm Door Assets. Acquisition Adds Storm Door Manufacturing Capabilities for Manufactured Housing and Residential Applications

DOTHAN, Ala., March 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dunbarton Corporation announced today the acquisition of two strategic storm door assets of Loxcreen MetalSource; a division of the South Carolina based company. Effective March 31, 2013, Dunbarton will begin production of the doors under Dunbarton's Achiever® division. Achiever® Entry Systems are widely used in manufactured housing and multifamily housing projects in North America, Mexico and the Caribbean.

"Our partnership with Loxcreen MetalSource goes back many years and that mutual trust made for a remarkably smooth transition," said Oscar Hughes, president of Dunbarton Corporation. "We believe this acquisition allows us to enhance the Achiever® product line, providing a well-engineered, proprietary storm door to our customers.  Loxcreen MetalSource Vice President, Rick Wheeler and his talented team provided resources and support that made the move seamless."

The aluminum Full-View Storm Door and Ventilating Self-Storing Storm Door are available with standard or proprietary vinyl receiver options and will be fabricated at the Dothan, Alabama, manufacturing facility and assembled and distributed from the Camden, Tennessee, facility for new construction and replacement projects.

About Dunbarton Corporation

Dunbarton Corporation, a Cochener Garvey Capital Partners, Inc. company based in Dothan, AL, manufactures three building product lines: Rediframe® Prefinished Steel Door Frames with fixed and adjustable throat styles and positive pressure fire ratings. Slimfold® Closet Systems with steel bifold and mirror wardrobe doors. Achiever® Entry Systems; pre-hung entry door systems used in commercial, multi-family and residential building projects. Production is located in Dothan, Alabama, and is supported by an international network of distributors and a satellite facility in Camden, Tennessee.

About Loxcreen MetalSource, a Division of M-D Building Products

Loxcreen MetalSource is a leader in the production of aluminum extrusions, plastic extrusions and fabricated products. Recently acquired by M-D Building Products, the company will continue their core operations providing high quality, customized products, excellent service, technical support and value-added services.  The company's range of specialty products includes aluminum and plastic extrusions, aluminum sheet, commercial window screens, as well as a full line of weatherstrip products and components for the door and window market.

Media Contact: Cindy McNamara Dunbarton Corporation, 334-794-0661 x 6205, cindym@dunbarton.com

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SOURCE Dunbarton Corporation

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