ERG International Announces Acquisition of West Coast Industries
A STRATEGIC STEP TOWARDS EXPANDED EXCELLENCE
ERG International announced the successful asset-only acquisition of Southern California-based West Coast Industries, Inc., also known as WCI, a distinguished name in the contract and hospitality furniture industry. By building on WCI’s solid foundation in the contract and hospitality markets, including architectural and design segments, this acquisition strategically positions ERG International to accelerate growth throughout the United States. Clients can anticipate a broader array of options, tailor-made solutions, and an unwavering commitment to quality and service. WCI will operate as a division of ERG International. In addition, product offerings and brands within the two companies will remain independent.
WCI, established in 1939, is a leading commercial furnishings company with design and manufacturing expertise in furniture solutions for corporate workplaces, hospitality, and multi-use environments. The reputation of West Coast Industries for unmatched craftsmanship and design excellence will complement ERG International’s existing portfolio of commercial furniture. This synergy is poised to deliver unparalleled value to ERG and WCI’s clients across various sectors.
Ron Liss, WCI’s CEO and the founder’s son said, “Roy Zaki has a strong understanding and commitment to WCI’s brand identity and design principles and is committed to sustaining our heritage in contract and hospitality furniture. Mr. Zaki fully supports our culture of manufacturing excellence and client engagement. I am pleased to pass my family’s furniture design and manufacturing legacy to Mr. Zaki.”
Mr. Zaki, CEO of ERG International, stated, “This strategic move aligns seamlessly with our growth objectives as we seek to diversify our business and capitalize on our synergies. The WCI brand, along with Mona Lindquist, President & Chief Creative Officer, several West Coast Industries’ employees, Independent Manufacturer Representatives, and the distribution network will remain intact. This will ensure a smooth transition and the continuity of expertise that West Coast Industries has cultivated. He added, our companies are aligned in values and dedicated to excellence, this acquisition charts a course toward an inspired future that embraces growth, creativity, and client-centric solutions.”
Established in 1981, ERG is a family business enjoying incredible growth in the contract furniture industry. ERG offers seating, lounges, and tables for the Workspace, Education, Healthcare, and Government sectors. Our broad and diverse product offering and exceptional craftsmanship have helped us create a well-established and loyal client base throughout the United States and Canada for the last 42 years. Our employees’ dedication to quality manufacturing and customer service and our ability to offer our vast array of mixed materials in contract furniture has been the secret to our long-standing success.