DBi Services Commemorates 40 Years in Business


HAZLETON, PA - April 24, 2018 - DBi Services "DBi" is pleased to announce its 40th anniversary this April and celebrates its employee-centric, customer-focused culture and business. The company was founded by brothers Neal and Paul DeAngelo on April 15, 1978 in Hazleton, PA, in the coal mining region of Northeast Pennsylvania. The family-owned business was founded as a commercial and residential maintenance company to serve a handful of friends and neighbors. In the four decades since its founding, the DeAngelo family worked tirelessly to expand its business and did so by adopting innovative technologies across the sectors it serves including transportation, agriculture, chemistry, and agronomy. Today DBi is a global leader in infrastructure operations and maintenance and continues to provide quality service, unparalleled customer satisfaction and a dynamic workplace with world-class safety measures for its employees.

In 2016, the company took the next step in its evolution, with a majority investment by Sterling Partners, enabling continued growth, expansion, and impact. Today, DBi employs 3,000 talented employees and operates from 101 locations in the US, Canada, and the UK. The company operates over 4,500 pieces of equipment and trucks and was ranked #144 on Fleet Owner's 2017 list of America’s Top 500 Private Fleets.

DBi currently provides a wide range of services, which include vegetation, road, and cleaning management to federal, state, and local governments, departments of transportation, railroads, utilities, and large industries. DBi strives to ensure its customers' infrastructures are maintained and operated with the highest quality standards for a robust infrastructure system. Maintaining and operating Its countries' infrastructure has always been and will continue to be the highest priority for DBi Services.

Mark Robinson, DBi President and COO noted, “We are excited to celebrate this landmark anniversary! The work that our DBi family members accomplish preserves our nation’s infrastructure and improves safety and conditions for America's drivers, and beyond. On behalf of DBi's management team and our employees, we congratulate Paul and Neal DeAngelo on this milestone and thank them for their tremendous leadership and dedication to the cities in which DBi operates. We look forward to the next 40 years!”

The DeAngelo family continues to invest their time and passion to the company, and Paul DeAngelo remains on the Board of Directors. On behalf of the entire DeAngelo family, Neal and Paul DeAngelo extend their gratitude to the company's stakeholders, including its employees, customers, service partners, and shareholders for their continued commitment "to building an awesome DBi family that is stronger today than ever before!"

"DBi is a living engine of the American Dream," states Roger Zino, CEO of DBi Services. "Where two young men with a lot of ambition, innovative spirit, and drive to serve others, but not a lot of hard assets, can develop a large and thriving business that grows into a global enterprise forging new ground in serving the traveling public by serving its transportation customers. The company's continued growth stems from the entrepreneurial drive to excel and innovate and the continued commitment to a family culture where an environment of caring creates an atmosphere for everyone to do their best work."

For questions or information on any of our services, please call +1 877 689 3247 or visit our website www.dbiservices.com

DBi Services, 100 North Conahan Drive, Hazleton, PA 18201

About Sterling Partners
Sterling Partners is a private equity firm with a distinct point of view on how to build great companies. Founded in 1983 and having invested billions of dollars, Sterling is guided by its stated purpose, INSPIRED GROWTH®, which describes Sterling’s approach to investing in differentiated businesses and growing them in inspired ways. Sterling provides valuable support to the management teams of the companies in which the firm invests through a deep and dedicated team of professionals, including a strong network of outside directors and advisors. The people at Sterling believe in ideas and ideals, in people and in partnerships that drive long-term success. For more information, visit: www.sterlingpartners.com.