Private Equity


Douglas Dynamics

Douglas Dynamics

Douglas Dynamics is the North American market leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of snow and ice control equipment for light trucks, which consists of snowplows and sand and salt spreaders as well as related parts and accessories. Douglas sells its products under the WESTERN®, FISHER®, and BLIZZARD® brands, which are among the most established and recognized in the industry. Douglas brands enjoy exceptional customer loyalty and brand equity with both end users and distributors that have been developed through over 50 years of superior innovation, productivity, reliability, and support, consistently delivered season after season. The company also provides the industry's broadest product offering with a full range of snowplows, sand and salt spreaders, and related parts and accessories. The company operates through two wholly-owned manufacturing facilities in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Rockland, Maine.

Date of Investment: March 2004
Date of Exit: November 2011
Type of Exit: Initial Public Offering
Headquarters: Milwaukee, WI

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