Gardner Denver Acquires MP Pumps

The acquisition will provide further access to the specialty industrial pumps market and leverage Gardner Denver’s distribution network, commercial, operational, and R&D capabilities.

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Gardner Denver Holdings Inc., a global provider of mission-critical flow control and compression equipment, announced that it has acquired MP Pumps, Inc. for a net purchase price of approximately $58 million funded by cash on hand. Based in Fraser, Michigan, MP Pumps is a leading manufacturer of specialty industrial pumps and associated aftermarket parts for use in a variety of industrial end markets. MP Pumps will be part of Gardner Denver’s Industrials Segment.

“MP Pumps complements and expands Gardner Denver’s existing specialty industrial pump offering and provides increased access to and expertise in the market,” said Vicente Reynal, Gardner Denver’s CEO. “The acquisition of MP Pumps is another important step in our strategy to drive ongoing profitable growth by leveraging core, mission critical technologies in attractive end markets.”

“Lionheart Industrial Group is pleased to have owned MP Pumps for the last decade and help guide its growth through strategic and operational value improvement. We are excited for the future of the company, and its employees, under the stewardship of Gardner Denver,” said David S. Bovenizer, CEO of Lionheart. Greg Peabody, president of MP Pumps, stated, “As part of Gardner Denver, we will be able to leverage an expanded commercial and operational footprint as we continue to deliver high quality products and services to our customers.”

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