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Subsidary of Dot Foods, Inc. acquires Grabber Construction Products.
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Subsidiary of Dot Foods, Inc. acquires Grabber Construction Products.
Highland, UT— Grabber® Construction Products. Inc, an international distributor of professional grade fastener and construction products, has been acquired by Grabber Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of Dot Foods, Inc.(“Dot”) Svoboda Capital Partners LLC, assisted with the acquisition and holds a minority interest.

Founded in 1967 Grabber Construction Products has grown from a small family business to become a nationally recognized brand and international distributor of professional-grade fasteners and construction products to the building construction industry. Headquartered in Highland Utah, Grabber Construction Products has 28 distribution locations across the US and Canada including an international and Home Center division.

“Grabber built its brand and reputation developing and distributing professional-grade products and providing excellent service and support. Great service and professional quality products will continue to be Grabber hallmarks customers can rely on, and it will continue to be business as usual” says Jack Kroll, Grabber Vice Chairman.

Dot was founded in 1960 and has grown to become the largest food redistribution company in the US. Dot was built on a strong foundation of trusted values and innovative solutions. “Dot and Grabber core values share similar roots and are closely aligned,” says Roland Snyder, Grabber President and CEO. “We are excited about the future and new growth opportunities for the Grabber brand.”
About Grabber® Construction Products
Grabber® is an international distributor of quality products for construction professionals. Grabber®'s line includes premium fasteners and fastening systems for wood, metal, and drywall applications in the commercial and residential construction markets. Grabber® also distributes a wide range of proprietary tools, accessories, equipment, and building materials to the construction industry (www.grabberman.com).

About Dot Foods and Dot Transportation
Dot Foods Inc. carries 109,000 products from 775 food industry manufacturers making it the largest food industry redistributor in the United States. Dot Foods distributes foodservice, convenience, retail and vending food products to distributors in all 50 states and over 25 countries. Dot Foods operates nine distribution centers, which are located in: Modesto, California; Vidalia, Georgia; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Illinois; Cambridge City, Indiana; Williamsport, Maryland; Liverpool, New York; Ardmore, Oklahoma; and Dyersburg, Tennesse. For information, visit www.dotfoods.com.

About Svoboda Capital Partners LLC
Svoboda Capital Partners is a Chicago-based private investment firm with over $300 million of capital. Founded in 1998, SC is one of the leading private investors in growth oriented distribution businesses in North America. (www.svoco.com)