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Denver, Quality Door, Frame & Hardware co, Excellent Reputation85% Recurring Rev, Long Term Customers, Big Growth Potential
$345,000Cash Flow: $143,000Seller Financing
Denver, Quality Door, Frame & Hardware co, Excellent Reputation85% Recurring Rev, Long Term Customers, Big Growth Potential

Denver, CO

This is a 15 year old company that sells wood and steel doors, frames, and hardware. They purchase the doors and frame parts and then assemble, fabricate, machine and weld the materials into door and frame units that are ordered by their customers. They also sell a multitude of door hardware items, vision lites, hinges, thresholds, weather strip and any products that are needed for doors and frames. The company sells to both the wholesale and retail trade. The customer base is 85% commercial and 15% residential. The trailing 12 months earnings through March 31, 2018 were $143,616 on sales of $1,539,422. The earnings for 2017 were 77,967 on sales of 1,298,359. In 2015 one of the owners who was also the main sales person had a heart attack and could not return full time until March of 2017. The revenues and bottom line suffered over that time frame because of this. He is back and the pipeline is full again. Keep in mind that the company did 1.5M in revenues in 2014 with 124K on the bottom line and the owner believes their growth would have continued if the main salesperson had not gotten sick. In other words, this company is now selling below the current value of its assets at a price that is less than what it should be selling for based on the temporary drop in both revenues and earnings. The company’s revenues come from long term customers that pay in a very timely manner. They have approximately 85% in recurring revenue from long term customers. They currently have a full pipeline of signed work again. In fact, one owner states in the video interview available after you complete and submit the non-disclosure agreement above that he could show a new owner how to take this company to $15M in sales(10 times the current revenues). You must see the video interview in the data room above to fully understand how good this opportunity is. They provide both doors and frames and the hardware used with the doors. The hardware market has been mostly controlled by a company that has put them at a disadvantage in the past. If the parent corporation of their main steel door and frame manufacturer is successful in purchasing a hardware entity, then they will be able to provide hardware at a more profitable and competitive price. That change would significantly help them improve their revenue and profit margin moving forward. You must see the video interview to fully understand how positive this will be for the future of this company. The sellers state several times that they could be much larger if they were trying to grow it beyond their current customers especially when they have access to competitive pricing for the hardware most doors require. The company is certified and approved by Intertek Testing Services for machining and labeling fire doors. This certification can be easily transferred to a new owner. The sales price is $345K with the Seller willing to carry $45K. The sales price of $345K is actually less than the total value of the current assets which are worth a total of 425K. This total includes 175K in current value equipment with another 250K in inventory which includes work in process orders that are in various stages of completion and have not yet been invoiced. The inventory is being valued at cost, when in fact some of it is much more valuable in its finished or partially assembled and fabricated state. A buyer will benefit from all work that has already been performed on some items of inventory. There are 4 owners. One of them has been the lead salesperson but had a heart attack in 2015, another in 2016, and only got back to full time this spring but has been advised to retire for medical reasons. His absence has directly resulted in their drop in sales and why they are selling. The two active owners will assist with the transition and training and let you use their licenses until you get your licenses which they can help you with. Location: North Denver, CO Email jce@companybroker.com or call Jeff Chapman at 303-905-7607 to discuss the business ______________________________________________________________________________________ Brief Overview and Selling Points: The company buys wood and steel doors, frames and hardware from manufacturers or local distributors and assembles and fabricates to produce finished products. Their major suppliers are Mesker Door Company a division of Kaba-Dorma, Linden Door Company, Diamond Y and Timely Industries. They may soon have access to more hardware and better buying power thru Mesker which would be a game changer in a very positive and profitable way. Growth: The buyer could increase revenues dramatically by hiring additional salesmen, implementing an advertising and marketing program and by getting involved in social media. Also, hiring an Architectural Hardware Consultant, AHC, as a sales person would be a tremendous benefit. This would allow the company to bid large commercial and industrial jobs that they currently cannot touch. Revenues of 10M to 15M would be possible. One of the owners states in the video that they could be much larger if they were trying to grow the business beyond their current customer base. They also have pointed out that the hardware market has been mostly controlled by one very large corporation, who they are not able to purchase from. They currently purchase steel doors and frames from Mesker Door Company whose parent company is Kaba-Dorma. It is known in the industry that Kaba-Dorma is looking to purchase a large hardware entity. When that purchase is completed, it will be a tremendous advantage for them to be competitive in large commercial or industrial projects. They are looking at expanding the wholesale side of the business. The company is currently owned by four owners, two of whom are still active in the day-to-day management and operation of the company. The CEO handles the purchasing and oversees the shop employees. Another owner is the President and is in charge of sales. He was the main sales person until his medical issues which started in 2015. There are currently eight excellent and extremely reliable employees. Four of them have been with the company longer than 6 years. All of the employees are very skilled in their respective positions. There are three 100% commission based sales people. Employees are able to participate in the company medical insurance plan after completing 90 days of employment. The company pays for 50% of the employee’s premium. There are currently five employees participating in this plan. The 2 working partners are retiring and will help in transition. The company is an “S Corp” and will be a stock sale. The company has a great reputation with excellent customer service. It has a stellar worker’s safety history and has never had a legal issue. The company enjoys an extremely low workman’s comp rate due to only one small claim over the last five years. Marketing: "We have no outside advertising or salespeople for new customers”. The work comes to us and we periodically check in with all of our customers. The new buyer can grow this company by adding advertising, adding an outside AHC salesperson, and additional sales people. The sellers will stay on as long as the buyer would like them to. They will ensure a comfortable transition of employee, vendor, and customer relationships. The seller has a wealth of knowledge and many ideas to grow the business. In short, they are committed to help the new owner take the business to the next level. The company is centrally located and close to several major freeways. It is leasing 14,000 sq. ft. of a 42,540 sq. ft. commercial building with plenty of parking. It has a large loading dock, upgraded electrical and large offices with room for growth. The lease rate is 5,000 per month with CAMS adjusted annually, and an option for renewal. Plus, Colorado is the best State in the country to own a business. Colorado is #1 for Economic Growth in the US says US News and World Report. See article here: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/rankings This article ranks all 50 states by eight economic measures including GDP growth, housing prices, job creation and exports. Also, Area Developers Magazine ranked Denver the #1 growth opportunity in the country in June of 2015. Check out the articles in these links also: http://www.metrodenver.org/research-reports/economic-forecasts/2017-economic-forecast/ and rated Denver #1 for leading locations for economic strength indicators and eighth for both workforce and recession-busting attributes: http://www.imfromdenver.com/denver-no-1-on-u-s-news-best-places-to-live-list/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=socialnetwork http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2015/07/15/denver-rated-no-1-in-u-s-for-economic-success-3.html The Denver-Aurora-Broomfield metro area was rated first among the 375 metros. Here is Area Development's top 10 U.S. "Leading Locations" for 2015: 1. Denver. 2. Houston. 3. Grand Rapids, Michigan. 4. Greeley. 5. San Francisco. 6. San Jose. 7. Seattle. 8. Columbus. 9. Boulder. 10. Austin. ______________________________________________________________________________________ Financial Information: Asking: 345,000 with a 300,000 down payment as part of the sales price. They will keep their cash and AR/AP. The business will transfer debt free. Please Email or Call for Information: jce@companybroker.com or call Jeff Chapman any time at 303-905-7607 to discuss your interest in this offering. If you are NOT interested in this business for sale, but you refer someone to us who buys it, we will immediately pay you a referral fee of $2,000. Please send us anyone who you think would be interested in this offering. Sincerely, Jeff Chapman Eisnaugle Company Broker Group, LLC. 1240 S Emerson St Denver, CO 80210 Direct 303-905-7607 Office 303-284-7025 Fax 720-524-6482 jce@companybroker.com This is prepared by Company Broker Group with information provided by the Seller. It was not created by the seller and neither the Broker or the Seller are responsible for its accuracy. Buyers are responsible for their own due diligence. Neither the Broker or the Seller will indemnify or guarantee any forward looking statements or projections. The information contained in this e-mail message is confidential and may be protected from disclosure. Please be aware that any other use, printing, copying, disclosure or dissemination of this communication may be subject to legal restriction or sanction. If you have received this e-mail message in error, please reply to the sender and delete it from your computer. Different Brokerage relationships are available which include Seller agency, buyer agency, or transaction – brokerage. Brokerage disclosure to Buyer or Tenant of Property. Definition of working relationships. Seller's Agent: a seller's agent works solely on behalf of the seller to promote the interests of the seller with the utmost good faith, loyalty, and fidelity. The agent negotiates on behalf of and ask as an advocate for the seller. The seller's agent must disclose to potential buyers all adverse material facts actually known by the seller's agent about the business/property. A separate written listing agreement is required which sets forth the duties and obligations of the broker and the seller. Buyer’s Agent: a buyer’s agent works solely on behalf of the buyer to promote the interests of the buyer with the utmost good faith, loyalty and fidelity. The agent negotiates on behalf of an accident advocate for the buyer. The buyer’s agent must disclose to all potential sellers all adverse material facts actually known by the buyer’s agent, including the buyer’s financial ability to perform the terms of the transaction. A separate written by a Buyer agreement is required which sets forth the duties and obligations of the broker and the buyer. Transaction broker: the transaction broker assist the buyer or seller or both throughout a real estate transaction by performing terms of any written or oral agreement, fully informing the parties, presenting all offers and assisting parties with any contracts, including the closing of the transaction, without being an agent or advocate for any of the parties. A transaction-broker must use reasonable skill and care and the performance of any oral or written agreement, and must make the same disclosures as agents about all adverse material facts actually known by the transaction – broker concerning the property or a buyer's financial ability to perform the terms of a transaction and whether the buyer intends to occupy the property. No written agreement is required. Company Broker Group, LLC, and Jeff Chapman Eisnaugle will be operating solely as a “Seller Agent” in all transactions.

Glass Sales & InstallationGlass Sales & Installation
$5,450,000Cash Flow: $1,658,604
Glass Sales & InstallationGlass Sales & Installation

Denver, CO

This is a unique opportunity to own one of the premier, full service commercial and residential glass sales and installation businesses serving Colorado and Wyoming. They are EPA and Installation Masters certified installers. Commercial products include aluminum storefronts, entrances, automatic doors and curtain walls. Residential products include vinyl, wood and fiberglass windows, custom doors, screens, shower doors and tabletops. They represent some of the most recognized brand names in the industry. Services also include automotive glass replacement. Projects range in size from residential replacement to large, multi floor, new construction commercial buildings. The Company’s stellar reputation and ability to serve multiple markets has positioned them for continued future success. They differentiate themselves from their competition by providing specialized services, targeting a wide array of projects, providing excellent customer service and establishing long term relationships with both vendors and customers. The Company has a long history of providing the best products at competitive prices. With the expected continuation of population growth and construction activity in the Rocky Mountain region, future prospects look excellent. The Company would be a great “add-on” acquisition for an established commercial/residential glass business that would like a competitive presence

BREWERY with 11,000 Barrel Capacity!Best Craft Brewing Facility in Denver!
$1,199,000
BREWERY with 11,000 Barrel Capacity!Best Craft Brewing Facility in Denver!

Denver, CO

TURN-KEY Facility 11,000 Barrel/Year Capacity - It's HUGE! But still has room to add fermenters if more is required. All equipment new in the last 4 years. Build-out cost over $1.4 Million Plans to add retail are already in place. Landlord has pledged $75k towards tenant improvement costs. Current tenant is selling to focus more on their tap-room(s) and building the retail side of their brand. Current operator is willing to contract with the new brewer to supply their beer...up to 4,000 Barrels/year to start. There isn't anywhere else in Denver that you can find this level of capacity for this price. Perfect set up to start your brewery. Complete list of equipment, copy of the lease, and tenant improvement plan available with signed NDA.

3Large Format Printing, Wrap & Sign ShopAdditional details available
$650,000Cash Flow: $195,000Seller Financing
Large Format Printing, Wrap & Sign ShopAdditional details available

Denver, CO

Full Prospectus supplied once NDA has been signed/returned.

Desirable downtown location in the heart of DenverDesirable downtown location in the heart of Denver
$175,000
Desirable downtown location in the heart of DenverDesirable downtown location in the heart of Denver

Denver, CO

This is an interesting industry where no two customer needs or desires are the same. It is never the same old thing we are working on the daily bases. We are always learning on the erred way to meet our customer bases’ needs.

Cutting-Edge Denver-Based Digital Sign Company
$2,200,000Cash Flow: $525,000Seller Financing
Cutting-Edge Denver-Based Digital Sign Company

Denver, CO

This remarkable company has developed a relocatable, integrated sales and project management platform using off-the-shelf software that is now – and will continue to be – the new way that custom business signs are sold, designed, fabricated and installed. The company is an extraordinary acquisition opportunity for a sales-oriented individual, or any current owner of sign-related company, who seeks a fast-growing acquisition. A sales and service brokerage platform has been developed over time with constant improvements by the current owner, a sign-industry veteran. The company’s niche is now the mid-range-priced sign market ($6,000 to under $400,000) serviced by the company’s growing vendor network. The owner wishes to sell to take a break after many years in the sign business, and then invent something else. The company’s business model makes it possible for a small staff – with no sign shop, no installation staff and no inventory – to coordinate all parts of a successful sign sale. The business is now based in Denver, but already serves a regional market. The business model is expandable to any region.

100% Absentee-owned, $3.2M in Assets Debt Free, Cash Flows $1M on $8M.
$3,500,000Cash Flow: $975,000Seller Financing
100% Absentee-owned, $3.2M in Assets Debt Free, Cash Flows $1M on $8M.

Denver, CO

Seller will carry up to 60% of the $3,500,000 sales price. Located in South Metro Denver. We Manufacture and Sell Large Cubic Utilization Equipment, Racking, and Shelving for Warehouses, Retailers, and Manufacturers all over the US and Canada to Maximize Their Storage Space. (Since 1977). The Sales Price of the company is $4,300,000 but the seller will carry $1,800,000 of the $4,300,000 for a qualified buyer and will consider an “earn-out” for a portion of the sales price based upon gross sales performance going forward. This business will qualify for an SBA loan, but the buyer must have at least $1,000,0000 of their OWN liquid funds available to put down. Real Estate Sale: We are also selling the 6 acres of real estate including over 66,000 SF of a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and office space. We are selling real estate for FMV or approx. $5,000,000 - $5,500,000. YOU MUST see the 45-minute video interview with the owner as well as a full facility walk-through in the data room above. The sale includes approximately $100,000 in cash, approximately $475,000 in accounts receivables, $740,000 in current inventory, and $1,700,000 in assets (QSV), (original cost was over $2,750,000), vehicles, and great equipment to perform all manufacturing. The seller will “guarantee” the collection of the AR for the buyer. The company and the assets will transfer to the new owner at the closing COMPLETELY DEBT FREE, including accounts payables being paid off at closing. This totals about $3,100,000 in NET assets. Please see the comprehensive list of all vehicles, equipment, and values for each piece in the data room below, which also contains the last 5 years of company financials and tax returns etc. The seller seeks $2,500,000 down at closing for $3,100,000 in assets debt free, and will carry $1,800,000 through a promissory note and "earn-out". The seller will stay on for 3-4 months (or however long the buyer wants) to ensure a smooth and orderly transfer of the entire company operations to the new owner and provide a solid blueprint and assistance for fast growth going forward. Critical Points to Understand: 100% Absentee-Owned – An On-Site Owner Can Do Much Better. The business has always been 100% absentee-owned, since 1977. In fact, the owner has worked full time at another company nearby. However, starting just this month, he is going in to work for us part time to help out. We have 23 great and loyal employees that run all day-to-day operations, but a business will NEVER be “pushed” unless there is an on-site owner. Absentee-owned businesses will never run optimally or as efficient as one where the owner in pushing it. In fact, in 2013 we cash-flowed over 1,200,000 on sale of $7,141,522, but no one was in there to push sales and marketing efforts when they fell in 2015-2017. This is all we need now. What We Manufacture and For Who: As you would imagine, large warehouses, distribution centers and manufacturing facilities need to store large quantities of products that are held either for short or long periods of time until they are shipped out. These warehousing, distribution and manufacturing facilities have between 10,000 – 1,000,000 square feet (or even 2MM-3MM SF in the case of Amazon, Walmart, of HD-type facilities) of storage space needed to hold products for a period. Holding as much product as possible is often critical for all these locations and is call “cubic utilization/maximization”. To squeeze square-footage in todays’ warehousing, distribution, and manufacturing locations, companies need to go “vertical”, now, more than ever to get the most product stored. This is where we come in. We manufacture high quality, durable cubic utilization equipment to suit most storage needs. Our main product lines are “Q Shelf” rivet shelving, “Q Rack” teardrop style pallet rack, and “Q Mezzanines” free standing storage platforms. We will use our Q Shelf and Q Rack products to design and support full mat mezzanines, elevated access walkways, and pick modules. Just a few examples below. We manufacture these products and systems in our 60,000 SF facility in Denver, Colorado. We have over $3,000,000 (cost) good manufacturing equipment that is included in the sale. The facility is very well laid-out and we have everything in place to produce over $12,000,000 - $1620,000,000 in sales. The new owner needs nothing new to triple the sales, just more people and more materials. Financial Performance: Gross Sales and Cash Flow Declined Between 2015-2017 Due to “NO” Proactive Sales and Marketing Efforts: 2013 operating income was $1,160,360 (+Deprec. $52,055) on sales of $7,141,522 2014 operating income was $922,009 (+ Deprec. $63,567) on sales of $7,104,224 2015 operating income was $954,366 (+ Deprec. $71,914) on sales of $8,151,790 2016 operating income was $97,318 (+ Deprec. $86,069) on sales of $4,875,139 2017 operating LOSS was $288,056 on sales of $3,993,923 (See all company financials prepared by CPA who has been with us for over 20 years.) It should be very clear by looking at the figures above that the net income plus depreciation has been approximately $1 million to over $1.2 million on sales of $7.1 million to 8.2 million between 2013 and 2015. Gross sales fell to $4.9 million in 2016 and approximately $4.2 million in 2017. Notice that although sales fell by approximately 50% operating income fell substantially greater, as a percentage. In fact, in 2017 the business suffered a loss of approximately $400,000. It has been long known in this business and similar industries, that the business needs to gross about $6 million in sales to turn a decent profit and closer to $7 - $8 million in gross sales to generate about $1 million of net income. Simply put, this industry involves a great amount of overhead because of the large manufacturing facility, utilities, and employee base. Once the business begins to gross $8 - $10 million or more, a substantially greater portion of the incremental sales will fall to the bottom line as fixed costs are covered, and the primary variable costs such as raw materials and additional labor are relatively negligible. It is estimated that if the new owner got in there and increased gross sales by 50% above the 2014 high of $8.1 million, the business could cash flow over $3 million on sales of $12 million. The Drop in Sales the Past 3 Years: There are several reasons for the fall in sales from over $8,200,000 in 2015, down to $4,000,000 in 2017. First, up until now, we have only had 2 outside sales reps responsible for all our sales. Knowing each sales rep maxes-out at about $3,000,000/yr. in sales, we have always been stuck in the $7,000,000-$8,000,000 range because we never took the time (effort) to hire 2-3 new sales reps. Second, it is critical to understand that a business that is 100% absentee-owned will never perform nearly as well as one where there is an on-site owner watching the business and pushing it every day in sales, marketing, and business development. Also, the sales manager, retired last year after working 36 years in the company, he was 68 years old. Although he was a good and long-standing employee of the company, he never did push the small sales team of 2 reps much at all. (In fact, he was 1 of the 2 outside sales reps.) It is important to understand that in 2015 we considered selling the business, and he likely pulled back sales efforts. The two owners of the business, have always been completely passive and never pushed the manager to grow the business, certainly after it fell in 2015-2016. It’s typical that when you’re going to sell your business, you tend not to work hard to procure new customers, especially when there is about a 12-month lag time between meeting customers and getting orders. In addition to not pushing for new sales in 2016, the business lost several key customers including 3 large retailers. It is important to understand at this point that sales manager made a critical error of having too much of the sales connected to retail. Companies like the 3 customers and other retailers need material handling storage for their products in the retail outlets, however, this segment of the market ebbs and flows sharply. In our industry, the other segments of the market which should have been hot over the last 10 years is warehousing, manufacturing, and other material handling companies/operations. In hindsight, we should have been selling our racking, shelving and all other products we manufacture, to the enormous growth that has been taking place in wholesale distribution centers, warehousing, and small and large manufacturing facilities. More now than ever, they need to vertically-store finished products and other materials until they’re shipped on. The owner has also recently stated that another reason that nobody invested the energy to grow the sales is because they felt if the business were to be sold, the new owner would come in and determine which segments they wanted to push into and hire a new young, and more aggressive sales manager to pursue those markets. Again, bad planning and thus the 2016-2017 drop-off. Although the seller is completely removed from the business, it is very clear that a new motivated on-site owner-operator could get the business to over $10 million in annual sales within 2 to 3 years and cash flow at least $2 - $2.5 million, especially given that the business has no debt at all, and a very strong financial position. More good news, the company recently hired a very strong and experienced new sales rep who has a strong name and 15 years selling to the exact customers in our industry that we need to be targeting. He is very solid in selling to larger management distribution handling companies, i.e., warehouses, wholesale distributors, and manufacturers. This new rep should bring us at least $1,500,000 in the next 12 months, with at least $700,000 per year of that with a large national auto parts company that is expanding swiftly. This new sales employee has a long-standing relationship with this company and is confident that he can bring these annual sales figures in within the next 6 months or so. In addition to this sales rep bringing $700,000/yr. in sales from this source, we are confident that he can bring in at least another $1,000,000 in annual sales from other customers he has been selling to for the last 15+ years starting 2-3 years out. It should be made clear here that the average salesperson in our industry should bring in about $3 million a year in sales. If the new owner hires just 2 more new salespeople within the next 6 months, we could likely get sales over $10,000,000/yr. starting 2019. We have always known that there are 1,000’s upon 1,000’s of new and existing customers that our 2 current reps and new reps could be calling on starting immediately, we just need someone to come in here and motivate and lead them. This has been something we never really had, at least in the last 4-5 years to speak of. To Summarize Our Biggest Mistakes and Path Going Forward: It’s critical to understand that during the last 10 years we became heavily reliant on the retail market which provides our products to retail facilities such as Cabela’s, Dicks and Target. The biggest mistake we ever made was keeping all our eggs in that basket and not taking some of the enormous profits from 2012 to 2015 and directing those profits into hiring a few new salespeople and getting more distributors to sell Material Handling Equipment (MHE). If we did this, we would not have suffered a downturn in 2016 and 2017. Also, over the last 2 years sales fell largely because we reduced the volume to our largest account. We have already made efforts to shift into selling MHE through more distributors, but the new owner should put great emphasis on pushing into less more steady markets such as warehouses, wholesale distributors, and manufacturers. Going forward, the new owner should grow this area greatly which will not only produce much better margins but also diversify our customer base away from relying on retail sales. What Makes Us Unique (Our Hook): Our design and production capabilities combined with our years of experience allow us to stand apart from other manufacturers who manufacture and install canned, off-the-shelf systems. Our customer base depends on our expertise and work ethic to design, manufacture and ship high quality storage products. With our customers’ projects across the US and Canada, we can provide our materials timely to meet critical deadlines and installation timelines. We provide “canned, generic, off-the-shelf AND Custom Systems: The key to our success (our hook) that our competitors don’t have because they provide “canned, off-the-shelf” systems that don’t fit every facility. We can design and build systems and solutions for any facility. Because we design systems tailored to the customer, we often compete against no one and thus we enjoy much higher margins vs. commoditized products. Also, because we custom design most systems for customers, we get ‘close to’ and build a relationship with the customer throughout the process and demonstrate a great expertise. This way when the time comes to write the order, they are unlikely to shop-it with another company. In fact, our close rate for customers that we design very high. We can manufacture virtually any storage and catwalk products for storage including: Rivet Shelving, Industrial Shelving, Bulk Shelving, Steel Shelving, Boltless Shelving, Record Storage Shelving, Selective Rack, Drive-In/Drive-Through Rack, Pushback Rack, Flow Rack, 3-Level Elevated Walkway System, Multilevel Pick Module, Rack Supported Storage Platform, Storage Platform, Lower Level - Supported Walkway System and Full Mat Storage Platform Installation. Another Area of Great Weakness: We have not changed anything in our administrative or sales and marketing efforts in over 30 years, says the owner. We have not at all made changes or really grew with the times, another downfall of being an absentee-owned company. Our manufacturing procedures and equipment are good, we have that down to a science, but all other “business” part of the company such and admin, sales, marketing, business development strategies, web-presence, etc. is still stuck back in the 1980s. Not only have we not changed much in the past 30 years, we have not even attempted to raise our prices or cut our costs in the past 10 years, other than increases due to steel costs going up. It was once said, “it costs nothing to raise your prices, it all falls to the bottom line, so do it whenever you can”. In retrospect, while everyone else has been riding the economic wave and raising prices, and getting their business more efficient, we have done nothing in these areas. A new owner who is more hands-on can make immediate and dramatic improvements here. In fact, the owner recently had a full review of our operation conducted by an experienced industry professional who advises the Material Handling Manufacturing Industry on improving operations and can bring a wealth of knowledge and some great changes to our company immediately if the new owner is open to them. Please see the extensive 4-page detail on his short and long-term suggestions in order of importance and fasted return on effort/monies invested, as well as the 1-page letter from the owner covering more details. We have never had any significant web-presence and have done nothing to really get the name out there or brand the company. The seller is clear that there is a whole world out there of web-based sales where we could be selling the off-the-shelf-type products on a mass basis to many applications, but we haven’t taken 1 step in this area. Another thing we are maybe doing wrong is that we have never charged any upfront fees for designing or customizing systems for our customers. Oftentimes we fly out to a facility for a customer take measurements and consult with them, and then come back to the main office and spend a great deal of time designing a proposed system. Sometimes we do all that work, which can cost $5,000 or more, and a great deal of time invested, and in the end the customer may not buy the system. Occasionally they may even have a competitor build the system we designed for a cheaper price. We need to change this practice by charging an upfront fee of $5,000 or more to at least cover our costs and pay for some of the time associated with designing the proposed system. It is the owner’s opinion that people would not balk at paying perhaps $2,000 - $5,000 up front and it would weed out the lookie-loos just shopping us. It has been long known that people often “follow their money” when making ultimate spending decisions. However, it would only be practical to charge these upfront fees to direct customers, not existing material handing sales firms. We Can Use a New Racking Line to Cut Costs Dramatically: This will be the case, especially to grow above $12,000,000 in sales. This purchase is a no-brainer the seller says. See video for details on this. 2018 Is Looking Up Quite a Bit: 2018 gross sales have started out much better than this time last year, and with the recent sale rep brought on board, we think we have started to turn the corner. The New Owner Needs to Buy the Real Estate: Please see the video which details the entire 66,000 ft.² building on 6 acres which includes inability to greatly expand the manufacturing facility by building 1 or more buildings on the extra acreage. The seller is not interested in leasing the property since 1 of the passive partners is 79 years old and wants to cash out. They are a little flexible on the price for the real estate and will sell it for fair market value based upon comps which again, is it least $5,000,000. The real estate and building fits the business like a glove for many reasons given the hundreds of thousands of dollars that have been invested in facility upgrades for utilities, electrical and overall infrastructure. In short, it took many years to position the equipment and set up the operations to maximize efficiency and minimize waste and steps between procedures to finalize products. Finally, it would be better to pay yourself a rent vs. the current owner, and this way you can enjoy the continued appreciation of the property going forward in a fast-growing area. In fact, the area has grown steadily over the last 30-40 years and is projected to continue to grow swiftly over the next 10 to 15 years given forecasts. Other facts: -85% of sales are through distributors and the other 15% is sold directly. -We have not manufactured or gone after the largest customers such as Wal-Mart, Amazon, Target, etc. These tend to be large generic systems that are more competitively-priced and have lower margins. Again, we prefer the niche we carved for small-to-mid-sized companies who need design-build custom solutions, better margins here. -One of the 2 main owners visit the operation just 1-2 hours per week, the other owner never comes in. There Are No Negative Disclosable Items: The seller will give full and solid representations and warranties of the company's overall standing with customers and suppliers etc. There are “no ghosts in this closet”! As stated above, we have NOT had 1 complaint for work completed that we did not fix, and we have never failed on a job in any respect. When something has gone wrong in the past or wasn't done correctly, we have fixed it on our watch and our dime. 100% of our customers have been satisfied. We have had no legal battles or lawsuits or pending violations of any sort. We have no OSHA violations and we have always had an excellent safety record with virtually no injuries for at least the past 7-10 years. We take worker safety very seriously and the seller is 100% committed to sign for Reps and Warrantees that provides for a solid protection of the buyer in these areas. Please email if you have any specific question(s), path forward, or have potential interest in a phone all or face-to-face meeting with the owner/seller. The Big Picture: The Front Range, Colorado is fastest growing city in the US. Denver is going CRAZY! Simply put, Denver and the entire Front Range of Colorado is nothing short of the fastest-growing areas in the US. The macro story for construction and overall growth is extraordinary and has been this way for the past 5 decades. Ever during the 2008-2011 recession, Denver fell, but it didn’t fall as hard as most of the US and in the past 3-5 years had exploded forward faster than almost every other major city in the US. Colorado is the best State in the country to own a business and is the "#1" fastest growing and strongest economies in the United States, per Money.MSN and Business Insider in September 2014 article. This article ranks all 50 states by eight economic measures including GDP growth, housing prices, job creation and exports. Also, Area Developers Magazine ranked Denver the #1 growth opportunity in the country in 2015-2017.

5 Yrs. Ave Cash Flow $800K on $7M in Sales, $3.1M in Assets Debt Free
$3,500,000Cash Flow: $950,000Seller Financing
5 Yrs. Ave Cash Flow $800K on $7M in Sales, $3.1M in Assets Debt Free

Denver, CO

Just $1,500,000 down at closing gets over $3,000,000 in assets debt free. Denver Manufacturing Business For Sale: Critical Points to Understand: 100% Absentee-Owned – An On-Site Owner Can Do Much Better. The business has always been 100% absentee-owned, since 1977. In fact, the owner has worked full time at another company nearby. We have 23 great and loyal employees that run all day-to-day operations, but a business will NEVER be “pushed” unless there is an on-site owner. Absentee-owned businesses will never run optimally or as efficient as one where the owner in pushing it. In fact, in 2013 we cash-flowed over 1,200,000 on sale of $7,141,522, but no one was in there to push sales and marketing efforts when they fell in 2015-2017. This is all we need now. What We Manufacture and For Who: As you would imagine, large warehouses, distribution centers and manufacturing facilities need to store large quantities of products that are held either for short or long periods of time until they are shipped out. These warehousing, distribution and manufacturing facilities have between 10,000 – 1,000,000 square feet (or even 2MM-3MM SF in the case of Amazon, Walmart, of HD-type facilities) of storage space needed to hold products for a period. Holding as much product as possible is often critical for all these locations and is call “cubic utilization/maximization”. To squeeze square-footage in todays’ warehousing, distribution, and manufacturing locations, companies need to go “vertical”, now, more than ever to get the most product stored. This is where we come in. (Since 1977) Located in Denver, Colorado Business Sale: The Sales Price of the company is $3,900,000 but the seller will carry $1,300,000 of the $3,900,000 for a qualified buyer and will consider an “earn-out” for a portion of the sales price based upon gross sales performance going forward. This business will qualify for an SBA loan, but the buyer must have at least $1,000,0000 of their OWN liquid funds available to put down. Real Estate Sale: We are also selling the 6 acres of real estate including over 66,000 SF of a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and office space. We are selling real estate for FMV or approx. $5,000,000 - $5,500,000. YOU MUST see the 45-minute video interview with the owner as well as a full facility walk-through in the data room above. Although the business has been run by employees from the start, the seller will stay on for 3-4 months (or however long the buyer wants) to ensure a smooth and orderly transfer of the entire company operations to the new owner and provide a solid blueprint and assistance for fast growth going forward. Critical Points to Understand: We manufacture high quality, durable cubic utilization equipment to suit most storage needs. Our main product lines are “Q Shelf” rivet shelving, “Q Rack” teardrop style pallet rack, and “Q Mezzanines” free standing storage platforms. We will use our Q Shelf and Q Rack products to design and support full mat mezzanines, elevated access walkways, and pick modules. We manufacture these products and systems in our 60,000 SF facility in Denver, Colorado. We have over $3,000,000 (cost) of solid manufacturing equipment that is included in the sale. The facility is very well laid-out and we have everything in place to produce over $12,000,000 – $16,000,000 in sales. The new owner needs nothing new to triple the sales, just more people and more materials. Financial Performance: Gross Sales and Cash Flow Declined Between 2015-2017 Due to “NO” Proactive Sales and Marketing Efforts: 2013 operating income was $1,160,360 (+Deprec. $52,055) on sales of $7,141,522 2014 operating income was $922,009 (+ Deprec. $63,567) on sales of $7,104,224 2015 operating income was $954,366 (+ Deprec. $71,914) on sales of $8,151,790 2016 operating income was $97,318 (+ Deprec. $86,069) on sales of $4,875,139 2017 operating LOSS was $288,056 on sales of $3,993,923 It should be very clear by looking at the figures above that the net income plus depreciation has been approximately $1 million to over $1.2 million on sales of $7.1 million to 8.2 million between 2013 and 2015. Gross sales fell to $4.9 million in 2016 and approximately $4 million in 2017. Notice that although sales fell by approximately 50% operating income fell substantially greater, as a percentage. In fact, in 2017 the business suffered a loss of approximately $400,000. It has been long known in this business and similar industries, that the business needs to gross about $6 million in sales to turn a decent profit and closer to $7 – $8 million in gross sales to generate about $1 million of net income. Simply put, this industry involves a great amount of overhead because of the large manufacturing facility, utilities, and employee base. Once the business begins to gross $8 – $10 million or more, a substantially greater portion of the incremental sales will fall to the bottom line as fixed costs are covered, and the primary variable costs such as raw materials and additional labor is relatively negligible. It is estimated that if the new owner got in there and increased gross sales by 50% above the 2014 high of $8.1 million, the business could cash flow over $3 million on sales of $12 million. The Fall in Sales the Past 3 Years: There are several reasons for the fall in sales from over $8,200,000 in 2015, down to $4,000,000 in 2017. First, up until now, we have only had 2 outside sales reps responsible for all our sales. Knowing each sales rep maxes-out at about $3,000,000/yr. in sales, we have always been stuck in the $7,000,000-$8,000,000 range because we never took the time (effort) to hire 2-3 new sales reps. Second, it is critical to understand that a business that is 100% absentee-owned will never perform nearly as well as one where there is an on-site owner watching the business and pushing it every day in sales, marketing, and business development. Also, the sales manager, retired last September (2017) after working 36 years in the company, he was 68 years old. Although he was a good and long-standing employee of the company, he never did push the small sales team of 2 reps much at all. (In fact, he was 1 of the 2 outside sales reps.) It is important to understand that in 2015 we considered selling the business, and he likely pulled back sales efforts. The two owners of the business, ages 69 and 79 respectively, have always been completely passive and never pushed the manager to grow the business, certainly after it fell in 2015-2016. It’s typical that when you’re going to sell your business, you tend not to work hard to procure new customers, especially when there is about a 12-month lag time between meeting customers and getting orders. In addition to the manager not pushing for new sales in 2016, the business lost several key customers including Dicks, Cabela’s Sporting Goods and Target. It is important to understand at this point that sales manager made a critical error of having too much of the sales connected to retail. Companies like Cabela’s, Dicks, Target and other retailers need material handling storage for their products in the retail outlets, however, this segment of the market ebbs and flows sharply. In our industry, the other segments of the market which should have been hot over the last 10 years is warehousing, manufacturing, and other material handling companies/operations. In hindsight, we should have been selling our racking, shelving and all other products we manufacture, to the enormous growth that has been taking place in wholesale distribution centers, warehousing, and small and large manufacturing facilities. More now than ever, they need to vertically-store finished products and other materials until they’re shipped on. The owner has also recently stated that another reason that nobody invested the energy to grow the sales is because they felt if the business were to be sold, the new owner would come in and determine which segments they wanted to push into and hire a new young, and more aggressive sales manager to pursue those markets. Again, bad planning and thus the 2016-2017 drop-off. Although the seller is completely removed from the business, it is very clear that a new motivated on-site owner-operator could get the business to over $10 million in annual sales within 2 to 3 years and cash flow at least $2 – $2.5 million, especially given that the business has no debt at all, and a very strong financial position. More good news, the company recently hired a very strong and experienced new sales rep who has a strong name and 15 years selling to the exact customers in our industry that we need to be targeting. He is very solid in selling to larger management distribution handling companies, i.e., warehouses, wholesale distributors, and manufacturers. This new rep should bring us at least $1,500,000 in the next 12 months, with at least $700,000 per year of that with a large national auto parts company that is expanding swiftly. This new sales employee has a long-standing relationship with this company and is confident that he can bring these annual sales figures in within the next 6 months or so. In addition to this sales rep bringing $700,000/yr. in sales from this source, we are confident that he can bring in at least another $1,000,000 in annual sales from other customers he has been selling to for the last 15+ years starting 2-3 years out. It should be made clear here that the average salesperson in our industry should bring in about $3 million year in sales. If new owner hires just 2 more new sales people within the next 6 months, we could likely get sales over $10,000,000/yr. starting 2019. We have always known that there are 1,000’s upon 1,000’s of new and existing customers that our 2 current reps and new reps could be calling on starting immediately, we just need someone to come in here and motivate and lead them. This has been something we never really had, at least in the last 4-5 years to speak of. To Summarize Our Biggest Mistakes and Path Going Forward: It’s critical to understand that during the last 10 years we became heavily reliant on the retail market which provides our products to retail facilities such as Cabela’s, Dicks and Target. The biggest mistake we ever made was keeping all our eggs in that basket and not taking some of the enormous profits from 2012 to 2015 and directing those profits into hiring a few new sales people and getting more distributors to sell Material Handling Equipment (MHE). If we did this, we would not have suffered a downturn in 2016 and 2017. Also, over the last 2 years sales fell largely because we reduced volume to our largest account, Cabela’s. We have already made efforts to shift into selling MHE through more distributors, but the new owner should put great emphasis in pushing into less more steady markets such as warehouses, wholesale distributors, and manufacturers. Going forward, the new owner should grow this area greatly which will not only produce much better margins, but also diversify our customer base away from relying on retail sales. What Makes Us Unique (Our Hook): Our design and production capabilities combined with our years of experience allow us to stand apart from other manufacturers who manufacture and install canned, off-the-shelf systems. Our customer base depends on our expertise and work ethic to design, manufacture and ship high quality storage products. With our customers’ projects across the US and Canada, we can provide our materials timely to meet critical deadlines and installation timelines. We provide “canned, generic, off-the-shelf AND Custom Systems: The key to our success (our hook) that our competitors don’t have because they provide “canned, off-the-shelf” systems that don’t fit every facility. We can design and build systems and solutions for any facility. Because we design systems tailored to the customer, we often compete against no one and thus we enjoy much higher margins vs. commoditized products. Also, because we custom design most systems for customers, we get ‘close to’ and build a relationship with the customer throughout the process and demonstrate a great expertise. This way when the time comes to write the order, they are unlikely to shop-it with another company. In fact, our close rate for customers that we design very high. We can manufacture virtually any storage and catwalk products for storage including: Rivet Shelving, Industrial Shelving, Bulk Shelving, Steel Shelving, Boltless Shelving, Record Storage Shelving, Selective Rack, Drive-In/Drive-Through Rack, Pushback Rack, Flow Rack, 3-Level Elevated Walkway System, Multilevel Pick Module, Rack Supported Storage Platform, Storage Platform, Lower Level – Supported Walkway System and Full Mat Storage Platform Installation. Another Area of Great Weakness: “We have not changed anything in our administrative or sales and marketing efforts in over 30 years”, says the owner. We have not at all made changes or really grew with the times, another downfall of being an absentee-owned company. Our manufacturing procedures and equipment are good, we have that down to a science, but all other “business” part of the company such and admin, sales, marketing, business development strategies, web-presence, etc. is still stuck back in the 1980s. Not only have we not changed much in the past 30 years, we have not even attempted to raise our prices or cut our costs in the past 10 years. It was once said, “it costs nothing to raise your prices, it all falls to the bottom line, so do it whenever you can”. In retrospect, while everyone else has been riding the economic wave and raising prices, and getting their business more efficient, we have done nothing in these areas. A new owner who is more hands-on can make immediate and dramatic improvements here. In fact, the owner recently had a full review of our operation conducted by an experienced industry professional who advises the Material Handling Manufacturing Industry on improving operations and can bring a wealth of knowledge and some great changes to our company immediately if the new owner is open to them. Please see the extensive 4-page detail on his short and long-term suggestions in order of importance and fasted return on effort/monies invested, as well as the 1-page letter from the owner covering more details. We have never had any significant web-presence and have done nothing to really get the name out there or brand the company. The seller is clear that there is a whole world out there of web-based sales where we could be selling the off-the-shelf-type products on a mass basis to many applications, but we haven’t taken 1 step in this area. Another thing we are maybe doing wrong is that we have never charged any upfront fees for designing or customizing systems for our customers. Oftentimes we fly out to a facility for a customer take measurements and consult with them, and then come back to the main office and spend a great deal of time designing a proposed system. Sometimes we do all that work, which can cost $5,000 or more, and a great deal of time invested, and in the end the customer may not buy the system. Occasionally they may even have a competitor build the system we designed for a cheaper price. We need to change this practice by charging an upfront fee of $5,000 or more to at least cover our costs and pay for some of the time associated with designing the proposed system. It is the owner’s opinion that people would not balk at paying perhaps $2,000 – $5,000 up front and it would weed out the lookie-loos just shopping us. It has been long known that people often “follow their money” when making ultimate spending decisions. However, it would only be practical to charge these upfront fees to direct customers, not existing material handing sales firms. We Can Use a New Racking Line to Cut Costs Dramatically: This will be the case, especially to grow above $12,000,000 in sales. This purchase is a no-brainer the seller says. See video for details on this. 2018 Is Looking Up Quite a Bit: 2018 gross sales have started out much better than this time last year, and with the recent sale rep brought on board, we think we have started to turn the corner. The New Owner Needs to Buy the Real Estate: Please see the video which details the entire 66,000 ft.² building on 6 acres which includes inability to greatly expand the manufacturing facility by building 1 or more buildings on the extra acreage. The seller is not interested in leasing the property since 1 of the passive partners is 79 years old and wants to cash out. They are a little flexible on the price for the real estate and will sell it for fair market value based upon comps which again, is it least $5,000,000. The real estate and building fits the business like a glove for many reasons given the hundreds of thousands of dollars that have been invested in facility upgrades for utilities, electrical and overall infrastructure. In short, it took many years to position the equipment and set up the operations to maximize efficiency and minimize waste and steps between procedures to finalize products. Finally, it would be better to pay yourself a rent vs. the current owner, and this way you can enjoy the continued appreciation of the property going forward in a fast-growing area. In fact, the area has grown steadily over the last 30-40 years and is projected to continue to grow swiftly over the next 10 to 15 years given forecasts. Other facts: -85% of sales are through distributors and the other 15% is sold directly. -We have not manufactured or gone after the largest customers such as Wal-Mart, Amazon, Target, etc. These tend to be large generic systems that are more competitively-priced and have lower margins. Again, we prefer the niche we carved for small-to-mid-sized companies who need design-build custom solutions, better margins here. One of the 2 main owners visit the operation just 1-2 hours per week, the other owner never comes in. There Are No Negative Disclosable Items: The seller will give full and solid representations and warranties of the company’s overall standing with customers and suppliers etc. There are “no ghosts in this closet”! As stated above, we have NOT had 1 complaint for work completed that we did not fix, and we have never failed on a job in any respect. When something has gone wrong in the past or wasn’t done correctly, we have fixed it on our watch and our dime. 100% of our customers have been satisfied. We have had no legal battles or lawsuits or pending violations of any sort. We have no OSHA violations and we have always had an excellent safety record with virtually no injuries for at least the past 7-10 years. We take worker safety very seriously and the seller is 100% committed to sign for Reps and Warrantees that provides for a solid protection of the buyer in these areas. Company website: http://www.teilhaber.com/ Please email if you have any specific question(s), path forward, or have potential interest in a phone all or face-to-face meeting with the owner/seller. The Big Picture: The Front Range, Colorado is fastest growing city in the US. Denver is going CRAZY! Simply put, Denver and the entire Front Range of Colorado is nothing short of the fastest-growing areas in the US. The macro story for construction and overall growth is extraordinary and has been this way for the past 5 decades. Ever during the 2008-2011 recession, Denver fell, but it didn’t fall as hard as most of the US and in the past 3-5 years had exploded forward faster than almost every other major city in the US.

Manufactures and Distributes Straw Bio-Logs (or Wattles)
Cash Flow: $201,000
Manufactures and Distributes Straw Bio-Logs (or Wattles)

Denver, CO

Founded in 1998, the Company is a manufacturer and distributor of straw bio-logs (or wattles) used for silt containment, sediment control, storm water compliance, and erosion prevention at construction sites. Contractors are in violation of the law when the soil enters a water stream. The Company’s products help keep contractors in compliance with the Clean Water Act. The effectiveness of straw wattles against erosion and for controlling sediment is undisputed. The Company’s customer base primarily consists of distributors serving the construction industry and end customers located throughout the plains region. Management believes the Company has excellent growth opportunities going forward. Revenue is derived from the following sources: • 12 inch wattles (55%) • 9 inch wattles (22%) • 6 inch wattles (15%) • 20 inch wattles (8%)

Relocatable Luxury Leather Business For Sale
Cash Flow: $150,168Seller Financing
Relocatable Luxury Leather Business For Sale

Denver, CO

Relocatable Luxury Leather Goods Business with significant marketing advantage in the Corporate Gift space. The Business includes a fully-functioning factory in Italy. Presence in the high end retail space and low fixed costs due to as needed inventory model. Sales increased 30% from 2016 to 2017. The Business is debt free and has significant upside for the right buyer who can cross sell other products into the same market, bring e-commerce marketing to products that sell themselves. This is a unique opportunity to own a high end leather products competitor with established client base.

National Truck Camper Manufacturing Company
$525,000Cash Flow: $145,000Seller Financing
National Truck Camper Manufacturing Company

Denver, CO

This company manufactures high end popup recreational vehicle campers to order and sells them directly to the customer. This business has been established for decades and has a very solid reputation in the industry, the newest ideation of the business was founded in 2001. They are known for their innovative embracement and approach to RV manufacturing. They build and design the most durable, lightweight and functional campers from industry leading materials. Revenues: $792,670 3-Year Blend Discretionary Earnings: $145,000 3-Year Blend Asking Price; $525,000 Reason for Sale: Retirement and Other Opportunities Training and Transition: Negotiable

Cannabis Wholesale Dream
$6,000,000Cash Flow: $3,500,000
Cannabis Wholesale Dream

Denver, CO

Fully profitable business looking for expansion capital for their proven model. Currently have a 50,000 foot growing facility being only used by 25%. Great off takes with pharmacies and local venues.

Trampoline and dart sales
$59,000Cash Flow: $70,057Seller Financing
Trampoline and dart sales

Denver, CO

BUSINESS SOLD. Fun business. Easy hours, start your day at 11am. Company has a proprietary line of trampolines, which are assembled with their manufactured safety pads, mats and covers (done by 1 pt employee). Darts are sold retail and trampoline are sold over the internet with the manufacture of trampoline pads. Customers come into retail store to test darts. Nationwide customer base for proprietary trampolines. Strong aftermarket for trampoline padding and parts. Merchant website for trampolines and good SEO marketing but only about 10% of sales, room for growth.

Right Place Right Time Right Industry - Mattress & Furniture
$49,000Cash Flow: $60,000Seller Financing
Right Place Right Time Right Industry - Mattress & Furniture

Denver, CO

Over the last decade nearly half of all store front furniture stores have gone out of business, which equates to less competition. Our potential targets are families that want quality furniture at bargain prices. Many statistics show that the furniture business is on a strong rebound. However, because our brokers have access to the same exact quality, variety and manufacturer of any storefront business, prices tend toward actual savings for the end-user and competing profits for the broker. With furnitureBROKERs using our specialized knowledge, we sell Quality and Price for all the reasons mentioned. Our Distribution Center owners provide furnitureBROKER owners the product lines directly, then sell to the End-User. Our Quick Start strategy creates immediate business, and increased business. We provide vital information giving access to tools that save time and increase effectiveness.


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