Retirement Brings New Beginning for Enclosed Trailer and RV Industry Leader.

Elkhart, IN, July 5, 2017:  Wait Industries, LLC, announced the closing of its deal to acquire M-3 & Associates, Inc., a supplier to the enclosed trailer and recreational vehicle (RV) industry, on June 30, 2017. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

M-3 & Associates, Inc. has a 30-year track record of supplying high-quality products for enclosed trailers and recreational vehicles.  M-3 is a leader in trailer ramp spring assist lift systems and pioneered the use of dual-spring systems that provide new levels of safety and ease of adjustment.  Augmenting the spring systems are under-the-floor storage boxes, bar locks, cam locks, light box assemblies and other parts used in the manufacture, upgrade and repair of enclosed trailers.

“Randy and Linda Wilson have been working hard for the last 30 years to put an excellent foundation in place for M-3 & Associates to continue to grow and prosper,” said Doug Wait, president of Wait Industries. “We look forward to continuing their legacy of high-quality craftsmanship and attention to service our customers and suppliers have come to expect.”,

Supporting the recreational vehicle market, M-3 supplies a variety of metal fabrications that include a complete line of galvanized HVAC products, powder-coated steel bunk bed ladders, stake pockets, microwave brackets, sliding cabinet bases, battery trays, LP tank and generator compartment enclosures.  M-3’s high quality, competitive pricing and on time delivery make the company the supplier of choice to the growing RV industry.

With the closing of the acquisition, M-3 & Associates will retain its brand name and continue to operate from its headquarters in Elkhart, IN.


Founded in 1987, M-3 & Associates is the leading distributor of components and parts to the enclosed trailer and recreational vehicle markets. The company supplies HVAC, steel and aluminum pieces, as well as custom metal products to the bus, box truck and ambulance industries. The company is headquartered in Elkhart, IN. For more information please visit


Wait Industries, LLC was founded in 2017 for the purpose of acquiring manufacturing assets. Based in Granger, IN, the platform company is led by Doug Wait.


Doug Wait
Wait Industries, LLC

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