Oct 4, 2023
Artisans acquired Tri-Five Holdings

Artisans, a supplier of custom decorated apparel, headwear and accessories to the destination resort, collegiate and conservation markets acquired Tri-Five Holdings of Lexington, Kentucky.

Artisans was founded in 1963 and is proudly 100% employee owned. Tri-Five Holdings is known for its College House and Lighthouse brands as well as its support in the ASI market. Tri-Five is almost a decade old and has grown exponentially over that short period of time, according to the company.

“We are so pleased to welcome Tri-Five to the Artisans’ family” said Kyle Foster, CEO of Artisans. “Tri­ Five brings an experienced management team, a strong manufacturing base, seasoned sales reps, great art and a focus on quality and deliveries to the collegiate and resort markets. We welcome the 65 Tri-Five employees to the Artisans ESOP family and look forward to collaboratively growing our business with our new group of fellow employee owners.”

Added Brandon Everman, president of Tri-Five: “We are thrilled to join forces with Artisans. This blending of our businesses provides both entities with a broader stable of exceptional products and artwork. Our sales rep footprint will also grow substantially. We are also excited that all of our employees will have the opportunity to become employee owners of Artisans.”

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