Excelligence Learning Corp
A full-line manufacturer and distributor of high-volume, consumable and non-consumbable products, primarily educational, to the $1.5 billion pre-K and K-6 markets. the Company markets, manufactures and distributes more than 20,500 SKU's to over 250,000 customers, including child care programs, daycare centers, preschools, after school programs, elementary schools, PTAs, PTOs, teachers, and parents of young children.
Sterling as Partners.
Sterling worked closely with management to drive growth by the addition of new product categories, developing new products in existing product categories, geographic expansion, and add-on acquisitions
Product, market and customer expansion
- Invested significant resources in Educational Products, Inc. subsidiary to enhance sales efforts and expand into additional territories for growth.
- Leveraging Sterling’s experience with Interline Brands, Excelligence added a new product category to its catalog, launching a full line of janitorial and sanitation products
- Sterling and the Company conducted a thorough review of top SKU’s and competitor pricing as well as analyzed key cost categories for areas of improvement which drove significant value creation.