High Pressure Forged Fittings

LPW Group

Partnering with management to grow leading specialty manufacturer of valves, fittings, flanges and related flow control products 

LPW Group (“LPW”) is a leading manufacturer of specialty valves, fittings, flanges, and other flow control products that serve chemical, petrochemical, LNG, refining, renewable, naval, pulp & paper and other industrial applications. The Company goes to market under leading brands such as Ladish Valves, Penn Machine and Western Forge & Flange, and has established itself as the industry leader for quick lead times, engineered solutions, comprehensive manufacturing capabilities and high-quality products. With five locations in Houston, TX, one in Swedesboro, NJ, and one in Aston, PA, LPW is well positioned to meet the dynamic needs of its customers.

Transaction

Wynnchurch invested in Pennsylvania Machine Works in January 2020, Western Forge & Flange in March 2020, and Ladish Valves in March 2022.

Opportunity

LPW represents an opportunity for Wynnchurch to create a market leader in the flow control space with significant cross selling potential. 

Strategy

Wynnchurch and management are driving both organic and inorganic growth by expanding into new products to provide a more comprehensive, value-added portfolio to its customer base.