TRUFAST Corporation Announces New Equity Partner in ALTENLOH, BRINCK & COMPANY

Bryan, OH - The TRUFAST Corporation, a leading U.S. manufacturer of fasteners and fastening systems for commercial roofing, metal construction, and specialty construction applications, is pleased to announce that ALTENLOH, BRINCK & COMPANY of Ennepetal, Germany has acquired an equity interest in the on-going operations of TRUFAST.

Brian Roth remains President / CEO of the TRUFAST North American Operations and maintains an equity position in the company. According to Mr. Roth, "the affiliation with ALTENLOH, BRINCK & CO. affords TRUFAST new product, market, and investment opportunities in support of the company’s global growth strategies." Existing TRUFAST management will lead the expansion of current production and engineering capabilities at the company's Bryan, Ohio headquarters.

Founded in 1823 and headquartered in Ennepetal, Germany, ALTENLOH, BRINCK & CO. produces numerous patented fastening solutions for the automotive and construction industries. The company’s "SPAX®" brand of fasteners is the leading brand of construction fasteners in Europe.