February 6, 2023

MCE Acquires Precision Pump

Zelienople, PA

Motion & Control Enterprises (“MCE”) announced today that it has acquired Precision Pump & Valve (“PPV”).

Based in Lake Charles, LA, PPV was founded in 1985 and is a distributor of safety relief & control valves, pumps, and related process equipment. PPV also is a large provider of safety relief & control valve repair and remanufacturing services. The company serves the oil & gas, petrochemical, and chemical processing markets. PPV operates 6 facilities across Louisiana, Texas, and Ohio. 4 of PPV’s locations are VR-certified by the National Board of Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspectors.

“We are very excited to welcome Precision Pump & Valve and its valued teammates to the MCE family” said Charles Hale, Chairman & CEO of MCE. “PPV’s valve repair capabilities and technical product offering will significantly expand our value-added services offering and provide entry into new products, attractive geographies. PPV will become part of our growing family of businesses, all of which are focused on providing full lifecycle, highly engineered fluid power, flow control, automation and compressed air solutions to OEM, EPC, and end-user customers.”

About MCE
Founded in 1951, MCE is a supplier of technical fluid power, automation, flow control, compressed air and lubrication products, repair & services, and bespoke solutions. The company serves more than 20,000 MRO and OEM customers from 31 facilities across the Great Lakes, upper Midwest, Southwest and beyond. For more information, please visit www.mceautomation.com.

About Frontenac
Frontenac is a Chicago-based private equity firm. The firm focuses on investing in lower middle market buyout transactions in the consumer, industrial, and services industries. Frontenac works in partnership with established operating leaders, through an executive-centric approach called CEO1ST, which seeks to identify, acquire, and build market-leading companies through transformational acquisitions and operational excellence. Over the last 50+ years, Frontenac has built a leading franchise working with over 300 owners of mid-sized businesses as they address complex transition issues of liquidity, management enhancement, and growth planning. For more information, please visit frontenac.com.