Mill Point Builds Transformer Biz

Mill Point Builds Transformer Biz

Pioneer Transformers, a portfolio company of Mill Point Capital, has acquired Power Partners from OpenGate Capital. OpenGate acquired Power Partners in January 2016 from Athens, Georgia-based PPI. Power Partners is a designer and manufacturer of pole-mount and pad-mount power transformers that are used in a range of applications including power lines, factories, airbrake systems, carbon-neutral […]

Branford Castle Adds to EPS Platform

Branford Castle Adds to EPS Platform

Drew Foam Companies, a portfolio company of Branford Castle, has acquired Davis Core & Pad from its owner Joel Davis. Davis Core is a designer and manufacturer of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam packaging products that are used in a variety of end-markets including consumer perishables, IT products, and office furniture. The company was founded over […]

Roark Drives Driven Into Auto Glass Repair

Roark Drives Driven Into Auto Glass Repair

Driven Brands, a portfolio company of Roark Capital Group, has acquired Clairus Group, a provider of automotive glass replacement services, from Ridgemont Equity Partners. Quebec-based Clairus Group is a provider of automotive glass distribution, replacement, and claims management services. Company-owned brands include UNIGLASS, VITRO PLUS, Go! Glass, Docteur du Pare-Brise, PH Vitres d’Autos, and Conversense. […]

Vestar’s Woodstream Adds DynaTrap

Vestar’s Woodstream Adds DynaTrap

Woodstream, a manufacturer of pest and animal control products as well as lawn and garden products and a portfolio company of Vestar Capital Partners, has acquired Dynamic Solutions Worldwide, the maker of DynaTrap insect traps. Dynamic Solutions Worldwide (DSW) is a provider of DynaTrap branded indoor and outdoor insect traps for mosquitoes, flies, moths, wasps […]

Wind Point Buys Plantgistix

Wind Point Buys Plantgistix

A&R Logistics, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, has acquired family-owned Plantgistix, a provider of packaging, warehousing, and export services to the plastic resin industry. Wind Point acquired A&R Logistics, a provider of dry bulk logistics services to manufacturers and distributors of chemicals and plastics, from Mason Wells in May 2019. Plantgistix’s customers include […]

Paine Schwartz Adds to Food Safety Platform

Paine Schwartz Adds to Food Safety Platform

FoodChain ID, a portfolio company of Paine Schwartz Partners, has acquired Diversified Laboratories. Diversified Laboratories is an analytical laboratory that specializes in the detection of more than 600 types of pesticides, chemicals, and antibiotic residues in food and animal feed products. The company’s customers include many of the major poultry, animal feed and food ingredient […]

Dubin Clark Closes First EMPI Add-On

Dubin Clark Closes First EMPI Add-On

EMPI, a portfolio company of Dubin Clark, has acquired 034Motorsport. This is the first add-on for EMPI since being acquired by Dubin Clark in October 2018. 034Motorsport is a provider of track-proven and street-friendly performance parts, tuning, and service upgrades for Audi and Volkswagen enthusiasts. The company’s in-stock factory replacement parts and aftermarket components are […]

Liberty Hall Builds Aero Platform

Liberty Hall Builds Aero Platform

Bromford Industries, a portfolio company of Liberty Hall Capital Partners, has acquired Numet Machining Techniques from Kidd & Company. Numet is a Tier 1 contract manufacturer of gas turbine engine parts that require complex geometries and exotic alloys including Waspaloy (a nickel-based superalloy), titanium, cobalt, and Inconel (a nickel-chromium-based superalloy). The company’s top customers include […]

Sterling Closes Highline Add-On

Sterling Closes Highline Add-On

Highline Aftermarket, a portfolio company of The Sterling Group, has acquired the liquids division (Liquids) of Camco Manufacturing. Liquids is a nationwide manufacturer of windshield wash, recreational vehicle antifreeze, and diesel exhaust fluid, including private label products, with plants in Leominster, MA; Reidsville, NC; Elkhart, IN; and Albany, OR.  The addition of these four plants […]

Renovo Capital Adds-To Rochester Gauges

Renovo Capital Adds-To Rochester Gauges

Rochester Gauges, a portfolio company of Renovo Capital, has acquired Fozmula Limited from HB4. Fozmula is a designer and manufacturer of electro-mechanical, mechanical and electronic sensors and gauges used for the control, monitoring and protection of internal combustion engines, generators, and vehicles. The company’s products include sensors, switches and gauges for the control and monitoring […]