August 1, 2008

Gillig Corp. under new ownership

Bus manufacturer Gillig Corp. has been purchased by Henry Crown & Co. operating under CC Industries Inc. (CCI), based in Chicago.

The new partnership will allow Gillig to continue to focus on their "long-term goals of greater customer satisfaction, better products, improved relationships and higher productivity," according to company officials.

CCI Inc. operates under the umbrella of Henry Crown & Co., which was founded by Henry Crown and his brothers in 1919, includes a large and diverse group of businesses from the Aspen Skiing Co. to Great Dane trailers.

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