Private Equity Investing in Manufacturing Companies
For the first half of 2018, collectively, private equity firms acquired Manufacturing companies more than any other sector. Here are a few sample transactions:
Private Equity Firms Investing in Manufacturing Companies
January 2018 – Alpharetta, GA
Spectrum Plastics Group, formed through the combination of Pexco, LLC and PPC Industries, Inc., is a designer and manufacturer of custom and specialty plastics products focusing on niche, high value-added end markets. Spectrum provides a comprehensive range of plastic and material solutions that include multiple thermoplastic and silicone tubing extrusion, injection molding, film, packaging, assembly and value-add manufacturing technologies.
February 2018 – Spectrum Plastics Group subsequently acquired Apex Resource Technologies as an add-on acquisition.
May 2018 – Spectrum Plastics Group subsequently acquired Fermatex Vascular Technologies from Vance Street Capital as an add-on acquisition.
February 2018 – Boaz, AL
Pinnacle Manufacturing manufactures and refurbishes tanks and containers used for the storage, transportation and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous solids and liquids.
March 2018 – Houston, TX
APG is a master distributor and manufacturer of MRO products, including gaskets, packing material, O-rings, industrial hose couplings, and other miscellaneous items, used in manufacturing and process industries for the maintenance and repair of various types of industrial equipment.
April 2018 – Valencia, CA
Fralock is a design, engineering and manufacturing company of specialty components and subassemblies.
May 2018 – San Jose, CA
Vander-Bend Manufacturing, Inc. is a developer, manufacturer, and assembler of precision products sold into medical technology, data center infrastructure, semiconductor capital equipment, and other end market applications.
May 2018 – Fort Smith, AR
SSW Holding Company Inc. is an engineered products manufacturer for the appliance, HVAC and other industrial segments.
May 2018 – Creston, IA
Wellman Dynamics Corporation is an aerospace supplier known for manufacturing large scale, complex magnesium and aluminum castings.
July 2018 – Houma, LA
ASAP Industries manufacturing is an American Petroleum Institute (API) certified manufacturer of a variety of flow control products that are used in drilling, completion, and production equipment. Products include drilling and adapter spools, sand separators, and frac heads.