Coffee, baggage, and commissary essentials are the focal points of Centric Group's business. The holding company operates three manufacturing and distribution divisions. Its Courtesy Products unit distributes coffee, irons, hair dryers, and other guestroom supplies for the hospitality industry. The company's TRG Group manufactures luggage and other travel bags under such brands as Callaway Golf, Soren, and Victorinox Swiss Army. In addition, Centric provides toiletries, clothing, electronics, snacks, and beverages to commissaries at correctional facilities through its Keefe Group. The company, which is controlled by the Taylor family, was formed in 1974 as part of Enterprise Rent-A-Car and spun off in 1999.
St. Louis-based, Centric Group operates offices across the US and has more than 2,300 employees.
The company has grown since its founding, boosting its annual sales from $250,000 in the 1970s to about $902 million in 2012.
Centric Group is controlled by the Taylor family. – less