Madico(R) Acquires Distribution Rights from Courage Distributing USA
Cleveland, OH - March 9, 2012 - Courage Distributing, LLC based in Cleveland, Ohio today announced that it has
sold select assets to Madico, Inc. one of the world's leading manufacturers of automotive, solar, safety and security
window films. Madico will now directly service dealers of its Sun-Gard® branded window film products in five
Midwest states including Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Ohio and Michigan. These states will be serviced by the
company's Northeast Service Center in Windsor, Connecticut.
The Canadian based Courage Distributing will continue to operate as the exclusive distributor of Sun-Gard products
About Courage Distributing, Inc.
in that country. This transaction does not impact that operation in any way. Midwest Marketing based in Peoria,
Illinois will continue to be the exclusive distributor of Madico branded products for the five states listed above plus
Minnesota. Courage Distributing, LLC in Ohio will continue to expand the online window film business windowfilmandmore.com.
Courage Distributing Inc. (Courage) is a Canadian owned and operated company that has been distributing window
films and related accessories across the country since 1992. In 1994, they became the exclusive Canadian distributor
of Sun-Gard and Glass-Gard window films. As the business grew in 2008, they expanded by opening Courage
Distributing LLC. in Cleveland, Ohio to service several US mid-west states. Over the past 20 years, Courage has
gained a reputation as a leader in the window film industry. They are known for our exceptional customer service,
dealer support programs, and industry seminars that welcome over 500 attendees each year.
About Madico, Inc.
Headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts, Madico(R) develops, manufactures, and markets technologically
advanced laminates. They have been successfully doing so for more than a century. With an unrivaled commitment
to quality of design, Madico continues to pioneer industry-first products and processes with a focus on photovoltaic
backsheets and solar control window films. Within its product line is the popular, technically-leading SafetyShield(R)
security window film. The company is proud to be recognized by the Boston Globe as a "Top 100 Place to Work" in