Atlantic Pacific Equipment to Open New Columbus Region Facility

October 26, 2015

Columbus, OH – Atlantic Pacific Equipment, Inc. (AT-PAC) today announced plans to open a new warehouse and logistics facility in Marion. The new facility at 2565 Harding Highway East will service the company’s Midwest and Northeast markets.

The industrial scaffolding manufacturer has experienced growing customer demand in recent months, creating the need for a new facility. The new location will bring with it 10 new jobs.

“With a growing customer base in the Midwest and Northeast, it was critical we opened a facility in a smart location that would enhance our service to customers,” said Tom Davis, CEO, Atlantic Pacific Equipment, Inc. “The Columbus Region’s distribution capabilities and access to our markets is second to none.”

The 10 new jobs in Marion include distribution, supervisory and administrative positions. Hiring will begin early 2016.

“It’s great to see yet another company choosing Marion as its newest location and we couldn’t be happier that it’s AT-PAC,” said Gus Comstock, economic development director, Marion CAN DO!. “The company has set itself apart in the industrial scaffolding market, and we’re thrilled it will be joining our roster of successful industrial businesses, as well as providing quality jobs to our residents.”

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About Atlanta Pacific Equipment, Inc.
AT-PAC began as broker of multiple scaffolding, shoring and forming systems. In the late 1990’s, AT-PAC standardized their fleet with the best overall scaffold system in the world. Adopting the original German designed and engineered rosette / ring type scaffold system as its core product line, AT-PAC has since redesigned and engineered the original product to become an even better system today, Ringlock. AT-PAC offers a wide variety of ancillary products ranging from different types of Scaffold Tube, Clamps/Fittings/Couplers, to specialty products and accessories, as well as a selection of work platforms that all complement the Ringlock Modular Scaffold System. Learn more at at-pac.com.

About Columbus 2020
In 2010, hundreds of community and business leaders from across Central Ohio came together in an unprecedented way to develop the Columbus 2020 Regional Growth Strategy, an aggressive, decade-long plan to ensure economic vitality in the Columbus Region. Columbus 2020’s mission is to generate opportunity and build capacity for economic growth across the 11-county Columbus Region. The Columbus 2020 team conducts business outreach, promotes the Columbus Region to market-leading companies around the world, conducts customized research to better understand the Columbus Region’s competitiveness, and works to leverage public, private and institutional partnerships. Funding is received from more than 300 private organizations, local governments, academic institutions and JobsOhio. Learn more at ColumbusRegion.com.

AT-PAC Contact
Geoff Mules
281-235-8132
gmules@at-pac.com

Columbus 2020 Contact
Irene Alvarez
614-225-6941
ia@columbusregion.com

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