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Friday, February 28, 2014

RR Mergers sets sale of signal subsidiary

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St. Louis-based RR Mergers & Acquisitions on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, said it has sold J&A Industries to B & B Roadway and Security Solutions.

Kansas City, Kan.-based J&A Industries is a manufacturer of signal equipment to major railroad industry leaders, including BNSF and Union Pacific. B & B Roadway and Security Solutions designs, manufactures, distributes, and services an extensive line of crash-rated vehicle barriers, traffic warning gates, and navigation light solutions. Industries include perimeter security, moveable bridge structures, HOV lane systems and railroad traffic control that meet critical government standards.

Carrollton, Tex.-based B&B has a manufacturing facility in Russellville, Ala. (photo above left), and a service center in Fairfax, Va. J&A Industries will continue all current operations at both of its Kansas City facilities, RR Mergers said.

Paul Matthews, B&B CEO, stated, "We welcome J&A and its employees to our family of companies. Jim Ferree and his team built a fine business, and we look forward to working to grow our opportunities together."