Global Resale Expands Capabilities with Acquisition of CFA Trading

Further Expansion into Europe Shows Growth of the Circular Economy

Austin, TX, March 20, 2020 – Global Resale (“The Company”), a leading, global provider of aftermarket services and reverse logistics, focused on resale, processing and disposition of technology devices, announced today that it has completed the purchase of CFA Trading (“CFA”). Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

CFA, founded in 2004 and based in Poole, UK, is a leading technology refurbishing company in the UK. The company has become the largest Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher (MAR) in Europe, and refurbishes, repairs, and upgrades computers, mobile devices and other IT assets.

“We are thrilled to partner with CFA to expand our refurbishment capabilities globally and increase our processing capacity,” said Jeff Zeigler, CEO of Global Resale. “Our team has worked with CFA co-owners Leon Lindblad and Jo Seager for more than 15 years and know first-hand they live up to their motto of ‘Innovative Refurbishment’ by focusing on the quality of their systems for repairing and upgrading equipment, and thinking of every important detail when serving customers.”

“We feel strongly that Global Resale is the perfect match to lead our company into the future,” said Leon Lindblad and Jo Seager, the husband and wife team who founded and own CFA. “Global Resale’s strong market presence and deep relationships across the industry will allow us to grow and reach new customers in the U.K. and around the world.”

About Global Resale
Global Resale is a full-service, international resell and reverse logistics business focused on the mobile, IT, and electronics sectors. Global Resale partners with the leading manufacturers, carriers, lessors, retailers, resellers, and large corporate accounts to handle their worldwide reverse logistics needs. With state-of-the-art processing centers in Texas (Global Headquarters) and Essex (European Headquarters), Global Resale serves as a single-source solution for its partners, offering the full range of reverse logistics capabilities, including takeback, collection, inventory, data sanitization, repair, harvesting, and resell. For more information please visit www.globalresale.com.

About CFA
CFA is one of the leading technology refurbishing companies in the UK. The company has become the largest Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher (MAR) in Europe, and refurbishes, repairs, and upgrades computers, mobile devices and other IT assets. The main principals of CFA center around our green credentials and our circular economy ethos. Our talented team of engineers have created a range of market leading processes that are unique to CFA and standard bearers in the industry. For more information please visit www.cfatrading.co.uk.

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Capstone Nutrition granted ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation through A2LA

Ogden, UT, March 9, 2020 – Capstone Nutrition (“Capstone” or the “Company”) announced today it has been granted ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) (certificate #5682.01) in association with Capstone’s in-house testing laboratory for nutrition and dietary supplements.

Capstone Nutrition is one of the largest contract manufacturers of health and dietary supplements in the United States, and has served customers throughout the world for 28 years. It is rare for a contract manufacturer to be granted ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation, and provides a significant advantage for the Company’s customers and their globally-recognized brands by demonstrating impartiality and consistency in testing. A2LA is considered a premier accreditation body.

“Achieving ISO 17025 accreditation has been a key focus of our Capstone Quality Team,” said Kevin Elsberry, Capstone COO. “I am extremely proud of our team, their passion for improvement, and their discipline to this standard. This achievement is further evidence that Capstone’s ongoing commitment to science, performance, and trust is the foundation for providing the highest standard of testing and quality assurance for our products.”

“Earning A2LA ISO 17025 accreditation is consistent with our vision, mission, and values” said Capstone Director of Quality, Ryan Bitter. “It confirms our laboratory discipline, expertise, and commitment to safety and quality. We have excellent scientific personnel, strong processes, and will continue expanding our analytical capabilities to add value for our Capstone team, our customers, and consumers.”

“This high bar in accreditation confirms the importance of discipline as a Capstone value,” added James Hinkle, Plant General Manager. “Being disciplined in our individual roles and processes allows us to live up to our “Life Improved” motto for our team and our customers. This is one more way we show that we passionately innovate, formulate, manufacture and sell superior quality nutrition.”

About Capstone Nutrition

Capstone Nutrition is the leading pure play, turnkey developer and manufacturer of high-quality nutrition. It is a one-stop shop for innovators in nutrition, led by experienced and dedicated scientists and trusted industry professionals. Since 1992, Capstone has been formulating, developing, manufacturing and packaging a wide range of capsules, tablets, and powders for customers around the globe. Headquartered at a state-of-the-art facility in Ogden, Utah, Capstone is known for exceptional quality and market-leading product development. The Company maintains the highest industry certifications recognizing its exceptional manufacturing standards, including Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (“TGA”), NSF GMP, and NSF for Sport certification. For more information, please visit www.CapstoneNutrition.com.

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