Lincolnshire-based Ice Mobility has acquired assets of Grand Prairie, Texas-based Mobileistic LLC, a distributor and manufacturer of mobile device accessories. This acquisition occurred through Ice Mobility's subsidiary, Ice Technologies LLC. Included in the transaction are the Mobileistic name and the mobile accessory brands mworks! and ImpactGel, with its mobile protective phone-case shock-absorbing technology.
The acquisition is intended to further enhance Ice Mobility's support of its wireless retailer customers through the provision of "One Box" phone and accessory value solutions.
Key members of the Mobileistic team will join Ice Technologies, which will operate as Ice Accessories and share Ice Mobility's headquarters in Lincolnshire. As part of the transaction, Ice Accessories will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Ice Mobility, and Mobileistic's current owners will no longer own any portion of the business going forward.
Ice Mobility offers broad distribution and third-party logistics services, coupled with a reverse logistics center of excellence, delivering end-to-end solutions that are considered to be creative, flexible and specialized for manufacturers, wireless carriers and retailers.
"We are thrilled to expand Ice's offering to include One Box phone and quality accessory solutions to our wireless retailers. It's a highly desired product and service bundle," said Ice Mobility President John Mitchell in a statement.