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News Posts from 2020

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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Wynnchurch Capital Acquires Drew Foam Companies

Rosemont, IL – November 11, 2020 – Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”) announced today that it has acquired Drew Foam Companies, Inc. (“Drew” or the Company”). Drew is a leading manufacturer of custom fabricated and molded expanded polystyrene (“EPS”) products for the packaging, building products and OEM/consumer end markets. The Company offers both fabricated block and shape molding capabilities across four manufacturing facilities located throughout the Southeast U.S. The Company is well positioned to benefit from growing product categories, particularly in geofoam for construction applications and insulated shipping containers for cold chain applications in markets such as food and healthcare.

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Wynnchurch Capital Acquires Labrie Environmental Group

Rosemont, IL – September 8, 2020 – Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”) announced today that it has acquired Labrie Environmental Group, LLC (“Labrie” or the Company”). Labrie is a leading manufacturer of refuse collection vehicles and related parts. Founded in 1971, Labrie is an industry leader with a full suite of highly engineered side loader, front loader, and rear loader vehicles that it sells through a network of dealers.

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Wynnchurch Capital Announces New Hires

Rosemont, IL – July 1, 2020 — Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), a leading middle market private equity firm, announced today that Michael Salgat has joined the firm as a Managing Director focused on operations and portfolio management, and Jerry Gao has joined as a Senior Associate. 

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Wynnchurch Capital Announces Internal Promotions

Rosemont, IL – May 27, 2020 — Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), a leading middle-market private equity firm, announced today the promotions of Carl Howe and Brian Riordan to Principal; JD Frank, Kevin Hanley and Mike MacKay to Vice President; and Alex Randall and Cole Pospesel to Senior Associate. 

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