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Pexco LLC Acquires Custom Extrusion, Inc.


Market Leading Profile Extruder Expands Portfolio Through
Acquisition of Custom Extrusion, Inc.

Pexco LLC, a leading North American specialty plastics extruder, is
pleased to announce the acquisition of Custom Extrusion, Inc., a profile
extruder with 60 years of history and facilities in Sheffield,
Massachusetts, and Asheboro, North Carolina.

Custom Extrusion, Inc. was founded in Massachusetts in 1957 and
experienced some of its earliest success in the engineering and
development of lighting profiles. In 1993, the company expanded to North
Carolina to meet the growing needs of its customer base. Since that
time, the company has expanded into a variety of specialty industrial
market segments. Today, Custom Extrusion, Inc., with its two facilities,
specializes in a wide range of engineering materials.

Pexco CEO Sam Patel remarked, "We are delighted to welcome Custom
Extrusion, Inc. to the Pexco family. CEI brings a wealth of expertise in
Lighting and Custom Industrial extrusions. They are known for their
excellent service and their strong history as a leading solutions
provider that fits perfectly with the Pexco culture."

Richard L. Stover, President of Custom Extrusion, Inc., remarked "We are
very excited to merge our operations with Pexco. Their reputation as an
integrator of choice within the plastics extrusion industry made the
decision to partner with them a logical choice for strategic future

Since 2009, Pexco has executed on multiple acquisitions as it has grown
into the largest custom industrial extrusion company in North America.

Pexco was acquired earlier this year by AEA Investors, the global
private equity group. The purchase of Custom Extrusion, Inc. represents
Pexco's first acquisition under its new ownership. Patel went on to
share the following: "We look forward to the continued pursuit of
acquisitions that fit our core objectives, enabling us to enhance our
suite of capabilities and expand our geographic footprint as the largest
custom extruder in North America."

About Pexco LLC

Based in Atlanta with multiple plants across the United States and
Mexico, Pexco is a North American leader in the design and fabrication
of custom extruded plastics products. It provides standard and specialty
parts and components to manufacturers and end-users for a broad range of
custom applications, including the specialty industrial, lighting,
traffic safety, fence and filtration industries. Pexco offers a full
range of custom design, engineering and fabrication services. Pexco
meets the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and holds ISO 14001 registration
for all of its manufacturing operations. For more information, visit
or contact 404-564-8560.

About Custom Extrusion, Inc.

Custom Extrusion, Inc. is a well-established profile extruder with over
six decades of manufacturing experience. With locations in Sheffield,
Massachusetts, and Asheboro, North Carolina, Custom Extrusion, Inc. has
extensive thermoplastic resin expertise and provides custom components
to a variety of specialty industrial market segments, including lighting
and construction. Today, Custom Extrusion, Inc. serves customers in
thirty states and four countries.

About AEA Investors LP

AEA Investors LP was founded in 1968 by the Rockefeller, Mellon, and
Harriman family interests and S.G. Warburg & Co. as a private investment
vehicle for a select group of industrial family offices with substantial
assets. AEA's active individual investors (the "Participants") include
an extraordinary network of more than 75 of the world's leading
industrial families, business executives and former government leaders.
Today, AEA's approximately 70 investment professionals operate globally
with offices in New York, Connecticut, London, Munich and Shanghai. The
firm manages funds that have approximately $10.0 billion of invested and
committed capital including the leveraged buyouts of middle market
companies and small business companies and mezzanine and senior debt

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