E & S International Enterprises (also known as ESI) has its
fingers in a lot of pies. The company manufactures and sells a
variety of consumer products through its subsidiaries. Once a
consumer electronics distributor, the company has expanded its
product line to include such items as sporting goods, mobile phone
batteries, and appliances. It also acts a broker between
manufacturers and retailers, sometimes handling warranty and
support functions for the makers. ESI is also in the business of
acquiring commercial and residential real estate. The company was
founded in 1945 as an electronics distributor.
The company's Sportinc unit manufactures and distributes
snow boards under the Kempner, Type A, and Atlantis names, as well
as related apparel and accessories. Its Compact Power Systems unit
makes Cellboost, a disposable battery and charger used for cell
phones and other portable electronic devices.