Gryphon-backed Wind River buys Drain Pro


Wind River Environmental, a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors, has acquired New Hampshire-based Drain Pro, a provider of plumbing, heating, drain cleaning, tank pumping and septic design and installation services. No financial terms were disclosed.

PRESS RELEASE

Marlborough, MA and Milford, NH – July 12, 2017 – Wind River Environmental (“Wind River”) the Northeast’s largest full service liquid waste management service provider, announced today that it has acquired Drain Pro, dba Plumb Crazy, (“The Company”) to increase its service delivery capabilities in Southern New Hampshire.

With the motto “If Water Runs Through It, We Can Do It!”, Drain Pro (www.plumb-crazy.net) has been servicing the communities of Amherst, Bedford, Hudson, Milford, Nashua, Peterborough, Brookline, and surrounding areas since 1986 when it was founded by William A. Jordan. The Company has been family-owned and operated since that time helping residential, commercial, and municipal customers address their plumbing, heating, drain cleaning, tank pumping, and septic design and installation needs.

John O’Connell, Wind River’s CEO, stated, “Our partnership with Drain Pro allows us to leverage a trusted family business and add reach to our existing service lines. We are looking forward to integrating the Drain Pro team into the Wind River family and continuing to deliver on their promise of ‘no gimmicks’ when solving the plumbing and draining needs of their customers.”

About Wind River
Headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts, Wind River Environmental and its affiliated companies inspect, service, repair, and install a broad array of non-hazardous liquid waste systems, including septic tanks, grease traps, pumping, and industrial waste systems. The company offers a full array of services to residential, commercial, and municipal systems. In 2016, the company serviced 25,000 commercial and 52,000 residential sites. Operating from Maine to Florida, Wind River has over 500 team members who are graduates of Wind River University including over 350 highly trained technicians. For more information, please visit www.wrenvironmental.com.

About Drain Pro
Founded in 1986 by William A. Jordan, Drain Pro, dba Plumb Crazy (www.plumb-crazy.net) is a local family-owned and operated business that provides plumbing, heating, drain cleaning, tank pumping, and septic design and installation services to customers in Amherst, Bedford, Hudson, Milford, Nashua, Peterborough, Brookline, and surrounding areas. In addition to residential and commercial customers, Drain Pro services municipal entities including the Nashua Housing Authority.

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