Steelite International has announced the acquisition of Delfin, a provider of high-quality retail and foodservice display and tabletop solutions for over 32 years. This strategic acquisition allows Steelite to further enhance its standing as a premier supplier of top-tier tabletop and buffet solutions on a global scale.
John Miles, president and CEO of Steelite International, says: “We are delighted to welcome Delfin to the Steelite family. This acquisition represents a significant milestone for our company as we expand our product offerings and strengthen our position as a global leader in hospitality. Delfin’s manufacturing expertise, commitment to quality, and innovative approach align with our core values, making them an excellent fit for Steelite. The Delfin manufacturing plant in Mexico will continue to provide customers with outstanding quality and unmatched product delivery speed. As with all our factories worldwide, we intend to invest in the Delfin Mexico operation to increase capacity and manufacturing sophistication.”
Delfin’s CEO, John Reif, adds: “Joining forces with Steelite presents an incredible opportunity for Delfin to reach new heights. We are proud of our accomplishments and excited about the synergies that will emerge from this collaboration. Together, we will continue to deliver exceptional solutions that exceed customers’ expectations.”
“This acquisition represents an exciting opportunity for Steelite to enhance and expand the innovative melamine products offered to the hospitality market today. Bringing Delfin’s manufacturing expertise in-house further bolsters Steelite’s ability to provide its customers top-notch service and product quality,” said George Russell, vice president at Arbor. “Steelite continues to build its curated portfolio of world-class tabletop, buffet, and lighting products, helping customers to elevate guests’ dining experiences.”
Steelite International is owned by Arbor Investments, a specialized private equity firm that focuses exclusively on acquiring premier companies in food, beverage, and related industries. Arbor acquired Steelite in December 2019 and has made significant investments to grow the business both organically and through acquisitions.