Gardner Denver Acquires MP Pumps
10 January 2019
Gardner Denver Holdings Inc., a leading global provider of mission-critical flow control and compression equipment, has announced that it has acquired MP Pumps, Inc. for a net purchase price of approximately $58 million. 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.
The acquisition of MP Pumps will provide Gardner Denver further access to the specialty industrial pumps market and leverage its distribution network, commercial, operational and R&D capabilities.
“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.