TAPCO Acquires Hawkins Traffic Safety Supply

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

BROWN DEER, WI – February 4, 2015 - Today TAPCO (Traffic and Parking Control Company) of Brown Deer, Wisconsin announced the acquisition of Berkeley, California based traffic industry manufacturer and supplier Hawkins Traffic Safety Supply, now operating as Hawkins Traffic LLC, a Division of TAPCO. TAPCO is confident that the synergy between the two companies will better serve our customers nationally, while providing our West coast customers with additional traffic and parking control options.

Established in 1948, Hawkins Traffic Safety Supply has been manufacturing unique traffic control products for seven decades. Hawkins Traffic will continue to supply a wide variety of sign mounting brackets, stencils, and parking control products while TAPCO and Hawkins Traffic expand these offerings to a wider range of customers.

"Hawkins Traffic has been a well-respected company in our industry for many years" said Andrew Bergholz, TAPCO's Vice President of Sales. "This partnership will continue to allow Hawkins Traffic California customers access to the highest quality sign brackets they have come to expect while expanding the brand to a new national audience. In addition, Hawkins Traffic will begin to stock a broader range of traffic and parking control and safety products to the customers in the Bay Area."

Contact: Steve Paulus
Phone: (262) 649-4459
Fax: (800) 444-0331

5100 West Brown Deer Road
Brown Deer, WI 53223
(800) 236-0112
www.tapconet.com