Hi-Lite Airfield Services, a subsidiary of the Sterling Group portfolio company Frontline Road Safety, has acquired the airfield marking business of Axtell’s Inc.

Headquartered in Jermyn, Pa., Axtell’s Inc. is a pavement marking business focused on general airfield pavement maintenance. Hi-Lite and Axtell’s Inc. will operate as an integrated business going forward, with the same crews and leadership team members. The deal marks Frontline’s ninth acquisition since being established in July 2020.

“Partnering with Frontline and Hi-Lite will provide us with a tremendous opportunity to expand our reach and capabilities,” comments Robert Butts, vice president of Axtell’s Inc.