Signal International Completes Acquisition of Buckley and son

Signal International has the acquisition of Buckley and Son, Inc. located in Orange, Texas. Buckley and Son is a steel fabrication and construction company primarily focused on providing services to the Rail car, Petrochemical and Marine industries. The company specializes in custom light fabrication work manufacturing items such as columns, beams, stairs, handrails, caged ladders, oil refinery parts and rail car components.

"For over 17 years, our customers have relied on us for our commitment to precision, excellence and service, said Ray Morris, Office Manager of Buckley and Son. We have carved out a niche in this industry and we are known for our ability to quickly turn fabrication jobs and deliver as promised."

Dick Marler, President and CEO of Signal International, said, "The addition of the Buckley and Son facility and its employees is a good fit for Signal. With this added resource we can better meet the growing demand for light fabrication to support the energy and transportation markets."

The company will continue doing business under the Buckley and Son name.

Signal International, LLC, is one of the largest marine and fabrication companies in the Gulf of Mexico providing repair, upgrade, new construction and fabrication services to the offshore and marine industry. Headquartered in Pascagoula, Mississippi, Signal currently employees over 3,500 workers in its six production facilities, two in Mississippi and four in Texas.