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Wynnchurch Capital Appoints Lieutenant General Joe Anderson to its Executive Advisory Board

Rosemont, IL. — May 14, 2019 — Wynnchurch Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce that retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Joe Anderson has joined its Executive Advisory Board. Anderson was most recently the Deputy Chief of Staff Operations, Plans and Training for the Department of the Army. His most recent assignments were as Commanding General XVIII Airborne Corps and Commander, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command and Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan.

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Northstar Aerospace Announces the Appointment of Scott Burdick as Chief Executive Officer

Rosemont, IL – April 30, 2019 – Northstar Aerospace, Inc. (“Northstar”), a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital, LLC (“Wynnchurch”), announced today that it has appointed Scott Burdick as Chief Executive Officer, and that Dave McConnaughey will be retiring and transitioning to a board role. 

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Wynnchurch Capital Acquires Alliance Designer Products, Inc.

Rosemont, IL –April 23, 2019 – Wynnchurch Capital, LLC (“Wynnchurch”) announced today that it has acquired Alliance Designer Products, Inc. (“Alliance” or the Company”). Alliance is the leading manufacturer of polymeric sand and related installation products used in residential and commercial hardscaping projects. Founded in 2003, Alliance leads the industry with its all-encompassing suite of products, product innovation, and dedication to unmatched customer service and product support. Alliance currently serves the Canadian, U.S. and European markets from its headquarters in Mirabel, Québec. 

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Wynnchurch’s Industrial Distribution Platform Rebrands as Midland Industries with New Website

Rosemont, IL – April 9, 2019 — Wynnchurch Capital, LLC (“Wynnchurch”) announced today that it has rebranded its industrial distribution platform as Midland Industries. The platform consists of Anderson Metals, Midland Metal Mfg., Buchanan Rubber, and Mid-America Fittings. Midland Industries is a leading North American distributor and manufacturer of valves, fittings, hoses, couplings, and related products.

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Wynnchurch Capital Invests in Mid-America Fittings; Add-On Acquisition to Growing Distribution Platform

Rosemont, IL – February 28, 2019 — Wynnchurch Capital, LLC (“Wynnchurch”) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Mid-America Fittings, Inc. (“MAF”). MAF will be part of a growing distribution platform that includes Anderson Metals, LLC (“Anderson”), Midland Metal Mfg. (“Midland”), and Buchanan Rubber Ltd. (“Buchanan”). The platform is a leading North American distributor of valves, fittings, hoses, couplings, and related products to a variety of end-markets.

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