PITTSBURG, KS – Two enterprise fixtures in Southeast Kansas now have one thing in widespread. The identical boss.
Pitsco in Pittsburg has been offered to Columbus-based Crossland Building.
So what does that imply going ahead?
2021 has been an eventful 12 months for Pitsco.
“We’ve been speaking to the Crossland household since about February, so the acquisition moved actually fast.” Says Lisa Paterni, President, Pitsco Schooling.
The corporate makes kits that encourages college students from Pre-Okay right through twelfth grade to get excited by and use their STEM abilities, turned 50 years outdated this previous March.
And as of some days in the past, they’re below new possession.
“It’s not going to alter, each worker was provided employment, each worker accepted employment and it’s enterprise as normal.” Says Paterni.
And Paterni says it can proceed to be enterprise as normal for all 110 workers, together with herself.
She says Harvey Dean, who based the corporate had one most important requirement of Ivan Crossland, the brand new proprietor.
“The primary standards they talked about was to discover a purchaser that was loyal to Southeast Kansas, Pittsburg Kansas, and that somebody that might maintain Pitsco in Pittsburg for the long term.” Says Paterni.
The 2 firms even have a working relationship that goes again a few years, the truth is, through the years, as extra buildings have been added to the Pitsco campus, Crossland was the corporate that constructed them.
One other requirement for he new proprietor, to have a dedication to schooling.
Paterni says Crossland met that invoice too.
“The development firm builds about 12 colleges a 12 months and so there are synergies there that in all probability aren’t apparent once you simply give it some thought, however they’ve been uncovered as we have now gone via the du diligence course of and so I believe it’s going to be an excellent, long run relationship.” Says Paterni.