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Miner Corporation Acquires Cornell Metro

Miner Southwest of Phoenix and its parent The Miner Corporation closed on a deal to acquire and merge operations with Cornell Metro of Mesa, Arizona on Monday, November 30, 2009. Cornell Metro is the tenth regional service company to join The Miner Corporation in serving those companies who operate commercial doors and truck loading dock equipment. 

Cornell Metro is the State of Arizona’s premium and full service distributor of commercial and automatic entry doors. The company’s mission, as stated on its website, is to provide commercial, door-opening/dock solutions and services that protect life and property. The company offers ’round-the-clock repair service, planned maintenance, and installation services for the Greater Phoenix, Tucson and surrounding areas. 

Cornell Metro is a perfect fit for The Miner Corporation’s family of businesses. “We are excited to be expanding our presence in Arizona,” says Philip T. Miner, founder and Chairman of Miner Holding Company. Miner expects to serve 500 additional customers and will continue to deliver the Miner Service Guarantee of lower costs and immediate & worry-free service to all of its customers. “Cornell Metro will help Miner grow in the commercial, governmental and institutional door markets throughout the State”, says Brad Wicks, President of Miner Southwest. 

Cornell Metro will merge with Miner Southwest on December 1st, joining their two operations into a Regional Powerhouse headquartered in Mesa. Both Miner Southwest and Cornell Metro have a history of strong growth and profitability. “This merger offers even greater potential for growth, thus enabling the customers of both businesses to continue to benefit from the expertise and dedication to service they have come to expect”, says Tim Ballantyne, President & CEO of Cornell Metro. “The Miner organization is a perfect cultural fit for us.  Our common core values of always doing what’s in the best interests of our customers through integrity, honesty and dedication make this merger a natural fit for all.”

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