BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Clio Holdings, LLC ("Clio") has announced its continued investment in the countertop supply industry through the acquisition of Rochester, NY based Solid Surfaces, Inc. ("Solid Surfaces") (www.solidsurfacesny.com). The acquisition pushes Clio's revenue to $80 million with over 500 employees in 11 locations. Clio was founded in June 2016 by investment firm, Oakland Standard Co., LLC ("Oakland Standard").
Mitch Makowski founded Solid Surfaces over 30 years ago with a circular saw in the back of his truck. Today, with locations in Buffalo and Rochester, the company is the largest fabricator and installer of quartz, granite, and solid surface countertops in upstate New York. Accredited by the Marble Institute of America and as a member of The Artisan Group, Solid Surfaces is known for having the best quality of product and installation in the area.
"Mitch and Mark Makowski built an impressive business, and we're proud to have Solid Surfaces join the Clio team as the base for growth in the Northeast," said Bryan Tolles, Partner of Oakland Standard and founder of Clio. "I want to thank our partners, O2 Investment Partners and Tecum Capital, who have continued to provided invaluable support as we develop Clio into one of the largest and most successful businesses in the countertop supply and fabrication industry."
Clio (www.clioholdings.com) was formed to partner leading regional countertop suppliers and fabricators together providing the capital and operational expertise to upgrade, differentiate and professionalize this highly fragmented industry. Following the acquisition of Solid Surfaces, Clio has a nine state footprint serving a full spectrum within the countertop industry, from new homebuilders and commercial contractors to kitchen/bath dealers and home improvement centers. Clio is actively seeking new opportunities in major metro areas across the United States.
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SOURCE Oakland Standard Co., LLC