PARAGOULD, Ark. — Lakeside Poly Manufacturing, a Lakeside Group Company, has acquired Ventco, a manufacturer of commercial and residential ventilation products.

“Today is an exciting day as our Lakeside Group of companies is once again expanding," said Lakeside Poly Manufacturing CEO Kyle Lane.

The acquisition enhances Ventco’s sales and service offering by adding additional resources and scale to expand customer reach. Ventco’s management team is led by Ben Oskarsson, vice president of sales and marketing, a 27-year veteran of the engineered building products manufacturing industry. Lakeside Poly Manufacturing will continue manufacturing operations at its plant in Wrens, Ga. and all current employees have been retained.

“The acquisition of Ventco will strengthen our brand and will allow us to accelerate growth possibilities," said Lane. "It will allow us to expand with our existing customers as well as allow us to service new markets outside the construction industry."

Lakeside Poly Manufacturing is located in Wrens, Ga., located 125 miles from the Port of Savannah. The operations are over 93,000 square feet and sits on 112 acres.