DECKED Acquires CargoGlide

DECKEDDECKED Acquires CargoGlide | THE SHOP has acquired sliding truck bed accessory manufacturer CargoGlide, the company announced. Founded in 2010, CargoGlide designs, manufactures and sells sliding bed platforms for pickup trucks and cargo vans.

“We are very excited to bring CargoGlide into the DECKED family,” said DECKED GM, Jake Peters. “It’s a natural acquisition as its ergonomic focus is a great complement to DECKED. We believe that by adding DECKED’s manufacturing, engineering and design knowledge as well as marketing and sales infrastructure, we can take CargoGlide to the next level. We were particularly impressed with the burliness of their products.”

The CargoGlide line will be fully integrated with DECKED’s own Drawer System and Tool Box products, the company said, and will eventually be offered via DECKED’s website.

“We couldn’t be more excited about joining the fast-growing team at DECKED. We have collaborated with DECKED in the past and we are confident that together we can make even more useful products and a great place for our employees to work,” said CargoGlide GM, Mike Wallace.

Manufacturing and distribution will remain at CargoGlide in St. George, Utah, the company said, while the DECKED sales team will begin representing this new line of DECKED products immediately. Dealers interested in selling CargoGlide can contact their DECKED representative or email

CargoGlide’s WallSlide line of products is not included in the transaction.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

A.J. Hecht

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