Ebtech Industrial – Modular Buildings
Founded in 1995, Ebtech Industrial Modular Building Solutions is a global supplier of modular building systems, pre-engineered structures and hardened protective technologies. Unlimited Horizons, Inc. acquired Ebtech in 2007 and since then has invested heavily into manufacturing technology and product development.
Based in Connellsville, PA, our products are not only manufactured and assembled in the USA and market proven, they are also backed by a 10 year limited warranty. Ebtech’s modular building systems and pre-engineered structures offer unique advantages for many specialized industrial, military, manufacturing, defense and government applications.
At Ebtech, we are committed to bringing quality and value to every customer. Our company is known for its cost effective designs, superior products and short lead times. Ebtech is a member of the following industry associations: MHI, NPSA, NDIA and AWS. Ebtech is also a designated Certified Green Professional™. Our products qualify for the Section 179 tax deduction.
Mario Kyd, Managing Partner
Mario Kyd has 25 years of experience in global business leadership, private equity and finance. He spearheaded the management of transactions including corporate turnarounds, acquisitions and divestments as well as the formation of partnerships, JV and companies in the Americas, Europe and Asia. His management career includes involvement in a wide variety of industries ranging from metalworking, machine tools and building materials to advanced materials, electronics and business services.
Prior to establishing Unlimited Horizons, he was President and CEO of Sulzer Metco, where he oversaw three divisions with 22 subsidiaries and 11 manufacturing companies in 18 countries. He grew the company through a strategically focused process, which involved acquisitions and divestitures including dealings with the Federal Trade Commission, the European Commission, Unions in many countries and Federal Agencies (e.g. FAA, FDA).
Among Mr. Kyd’s earlier responsibilities was his employment by Sulzer Corporation in the U.S. and Switzerland, serving as President of companies, and managing turnarounds. He reengineered business processes of several machinery-manufacturing companies and was involved as Senior Analyst of the M&A group in many business strategy development and acquisition projects.
Mr. Kyd is fluent in English, German, Italian and French. He earned a Master’s degree in finance and marketing and a bachelors degree in communications from the University of Zurich, Switzerland.
Donald Travis, Managing Partner
Donald Travis is a 20+ year Sales, Marketing and General Management executive whose work across a wide range of industries has boosted profits, created new revenue streams, solved strategic challenges to growth and improved efficiencies from the shop floor to the field sales force. He has served as President & CEO of three manufacturing companies with more than 140 employees and an average annual growth rate of 55%, and held senior leadership roles in a range of other industries. With experience in strategic analysis and planning, process improvement, turnarounds, product margin contribution analysis, database marketing, international business development, mergers and acquisitions, alliance and partnership development and supply-chain management, Mr. Travis brings to the table a depth of expertise that has proven crucial to delivering results in the engineered industrial products, building materials, field-service and capital equipment sectors.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Travis was Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for a $100 million, privately held manufacturer of material handling and storage products. He engineered a turnaround at the corporate level for four privately held companies in the molded plastics and contract electronic manufacturing industries in Minnesota and played a key role in attracting and closing over $40 million in mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Travis’s background includes managing technology and e-sales processes. As director of e-marketplace business development for an online portal, he created and led sales and supply-chain activities and developed numerous strategic alliances with suppliers and other key partners. As president of a regional ISP, Mr. Travis initiated a turnaround plan for a service provider that achieved 80% annual growth in 12 months.
Mr. Travis holds an MBA from the University of New Haven and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He holds certifications as a Six Sigma Greenbelt and has been certified in Lean Manufacturing Processes.