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The Wheel Group Acquires Tuff Stuff Overland

Rosemont, IL – February 9, 2021 – The Wheel Group (“TWG”), a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), announced the acquisition of Tuff Stuff Overland (“Tuff Stuff” or the Company”). Tuff Stuff is a direct-to-consumer (“DTC”) e‑commerce platform of outdoor accessory products. The Company offers a comprehensive suite of high-quality overland adventure gear at affordable prices, including roof top tents, truck bed racks, awnings, and related accessories. 

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Wynnchurch Capital Acquires The Wheel Group

Rosemont, IL – February 2, 2021 – Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”) announced today that it has acquired The Wheel Group (“TWG” or the Company”). The Wheel Group is a leading designer and distributor of branded aftermarket wheels, specialty tires, and related accessories serving the truck, SUV and car markets. Founded in 1997, the Company offers 16 proprietary brands and serves its customers through 20 sales and distribution centers located throughout the U.S. and Canada. TWG is well-positioned to benefit from growing automotive aftermarket demand, particularly in enthusiast-oriented wheel, specialty tire, and accessory categories. 

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Critical Process Systems Group Acquires Nuance Systems

Rosemont, IL – January 13, 2021 – Critical Process Systems Group (“CPS”), a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), announced the acquisition of Nuance Systems (“NSI” or the Company”). NSI is a leading supplier of complex, ultra-high purity gas and chemical delivery systems and sensing technologies to advanced applications within the semiconductor and solar industries. NSI designs and produces mission-critical ampoules, liquid level sensors, integrated systems, as well as provides repair services. Bill Kimmerle and Kyle Kimmerle, co-owners of NSI, will continue to serve as CEO and President of NSI, respectively.

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Wynnchurch Capital Acquires Insulation Corporation of America

Rosemont, IL – January 7, 2021 – Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”) announced today that it has acquired Insulation Corporation of America (“ICA” or the Company”). ICA is a manufacturer of expanded polystyrene (“EPS”) foam products for applications including building insulation, infrastructure construction, packaging, cold chain and other applications across the northeastern U.S. ICA will unite under one platform with Drew Foam Companies, Inc. (“Drew”) and Huntington Foam, LLC (“Huntington”), both Wynnchurch portfolio companies.

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Wynnchurch Capital Acquires Huntington Foam

Rosemont, IL – December 29, 2020 – Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”) announced today that it has acquired Huntington Foam, LLC (“Huntington” or the Company”). Huntington is a leading manufacturer of highly engineered, shape molded, expanded polystyrene (“EPS”), high and low-density expanded polypropylene (“EPP”), and ARCEL (a polyethylene and EPS copolymer) products. The Company sells its products to the appliance, cold chain, automotive and building products end markets from its seven manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Mexico. Huntington will unite under one platform with Drew Foam Companies, Inc. (“Drew”), a Wynnchurch portfolio company.

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