WARRENVILLE, Ill. — Navistar has leapt into the cement mixer business.
The company acquired Continental Manufacturing Company, North America’s largest privately-held mixer manufacturer.
“This deal is another example of how Navistar is growing the business by leveraging what we have and what others have built,” said Jack Allen, president of Navistar’s North American truck group. “Adding Continental gives us another opportunity to provide an integrated, one-stop shop for our customers and helps expand Navistar’s industry-leading portfolio of purpose-built products.”
Continental offers a line of rear discharge mixers sold under the CBMW brand as well as replacement parts for all mixer makes. It will continue operating indpendently, Navistar announced. Selected International truck dealers will begin distributing the mixers and parts.
“Joining with Navistar will provide our ready-mix customers with expanded distribution through International’s broad network of dealers,” said Brij Walia, president of Continental Mfg. Company. “Continental will continue providing outstanding products and exceptional service to new and existing customers.”
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