April, 2000
American Threshold Industries, Inc. Acquires Autopak Sterility Assurance Products, Inc.

American Threshold Industries, Inc., a River Capital portfolio company, has announced its acquisition of Autopak Sterility Assurance Products, Inc. (“Autopak”). Autopak, based in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, is a manufacturer of sterilization pouches for surgical instruments. River Capital, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private investment firm. The purchase price was not disclosed.

River Capital is one of the oldest firms of its type in the Southeast and has acquired companies in a broad range of industries with combined annual revenues in excess of $600 million. River Capital primarily invests in light manufacturing, distribution and select service companies with purchase prices of $10 million to $50 million. For add-on acquisition candidates, the firm will consider companies with a purchase price less than $10 million.