Kirk Van Scoten created his American dream- Sumax– just over 25 years ago.. Worked quite a bit with him and was always satisfied. The success of Sumax has allowed Kirk to retire and take on a new passion for himself and his grandchildren by writing a series of children’s books about motorcycling adventures. Because he has built this business from the ground up, he is very passionate about finding someone like himself who has a love for Harleys and a financial base to gradually take over Sumax.
Sumax is 3 businesses in one. 1st, Taylor Cable. Kirk started out by designing and master distributing Taylor spark plug wires and battery cables for the motorcycle aftermarket industry. They are now distributed in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia. Second, Powder coating. Five years later Kirk decided to expand Sumax and built his new environmentally friendly facility where he began his powder coating process. By becoming the first company to powder-coat just motorcycle parts led to his being known world wide for his company’s glass-like finish that won’t discolor from the sun or motor heat. Sumax is the only powder-coater that S&S will continue its warranty with. Eventually this brought him business from non-motorcycle, high profile companies such as Disney, MGM and NBC Studios. 3rd, Fiberglass — In 1995 Kirk began producing composite fiberglass fender and saddlebag construction. Sumax’s new closed mold process results in seamless saddlebag construction that is emission free. Sumax not only has its own line of composite glass products but manufactures them for several top names in the motorcycle industry, including Arlen Ness.
The Sumax facility is an 11,000-square-foot steel building located in an industrial park in New York State. This building is a clear span, with no posts anywhere inside for support. This allows you to continually change the interior as needed. All tooling and manufacturing equipment, office furniture, computers, Sumax Van 3 high-end custom motorcycles are included in the sale of the company.
Sumax is listed at $880,000. Kirk is willing to work out different price options with any interested buyer. Kirk wll also remain on board until the new owner feels comfortable running his or her new American Dream. More info at firstname.lastname@example.org