Endries Acquires K&L Sales, Inc.
Brillion, Wisconsin October 1, 2020
Brillion, Wisconsin – October 1, 2020 Endries International Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of K&L Sales, Inc.
K&L was founded in 1985 in Waukesha, Wisconsin by brothers Dave and Tom Knebes. The foundation of the business was built on the distribution of riveting products and associated installation tools. Today, the company’s offerings have expanded to include a full line of fasteners including many proprietary brands. In addition, K&L has a complete suite of vendor managed inventory solutions and an installation tool repair center. Over the years, growth of the business has led the organization to their current location in Hartland, Wisconsin.
“Endries is thrilled to welcome K&L into our family. Dave and Tom have built an organization that possesses a tremendous amount of industry knowledge and experience that is centered on customer service. We look forward to collaborating with our new team members to improve our overall market offerings” said Steve Endries, President of Endries.
Endries is a leading distributor of fasteners and Class-C parts serving industrial Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) worldwide. From its headquarters in Brillion, WI and nine U.S. and international distribution centers, Endries provides over 500,000 SKUs to its customer base. Endries operates primarily through a Vendor Managed Inventory model, managing C-part categories for its customers across diverse industrial end markets. Endries partners with OEM customers through robust replenishment systems that provide products and support services which are critical to maintaining the manufacturing process.