February 29, 2008
Pittsburgh, PA: Lewis-Goetz and Company, Inc. (“Lewis-Goetz”) announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of JA-MAR Conveyor and Components (“JA-MAR”), a regional conveyor system installation and service company based in Bellaire, Ohio.

Jeff Crane, President and CEO of Lewis-Goetz said of the acquisition, “The combination of JA-MAR’s exceptional service capabilities with Lewis-Goetz’s products and sales force is a natural fit. It will help us further our goal of being a total conveyor system service provider to our customers. JA-MAR’s outstanding reputation for service and commitment to their customers convinced us that they were the right partner in this endeavor.”

Mark Allen, the owner of JA-MAR, will remain with the company as a General Manager to help grow the product and service sales of the combined companies.

Lewis-Goetz is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA and is one of North America’s largest industrial distributors. Lewis-Goetz recently ranked 31st on Industrial Distribution’s 2007 list of The Big 50 Distributors. You can visit www.lewis-goetz.com for more detailed information.

For information, contact:
Katie Oswald