DS Handling brings on backer

by MM&D Online Staff

Toronto, Ontario—Monteco Ltd has acquired a controlling interest in DS Handling Systems Limited based in Orangeville, Ontario.

Founded in 1983, DS Handling is a middle market case and pallet conveyor handling systems company operating from an 80,000 square foot facility. The company provides design, engineering, manufacturing, and installation services. DS Handling’s products include package and pallet handling conveyors and sortation systems and equipment, truckloaders, extendable conveyors, vertical conveyor systems, belt conveyor systems, roller conveyor systems, and lift tables.

“This partnership will support DS Handling in its next phase of growth and allow the company to build upon its excellent reputation as being a materials handling supplier to some of North America’s courier, food & beverage, merchandising and distribution industries,” said Steve Marr, president of DS Handling Systems Limited.

Monteco Ltd is a strategic capital firm focused on acquiring, building and growing early stage and emerging growth firms. Its operational infrastructure includes a 23,000 sq. ft. research and development facility. Monteco provides direct operational services to each investment in areas of strategic development, human resource management, IT infrastructure, operational management, marketing, corporate finance, and finance and accounting.