Wynnchurch rebrands industrial platform as Midland Industries

Wynnchurch Capital LLC has rebranded its industrial distribution platform as Midland Industries. The platform consists of Anderson Metals, Midland Metal Mfg., Buchanan Rubber and Mid-America Fittings. Midland Industries is a provider of valves, fittings, hoses, couplings and related products.

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ROSEMONT, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wynnchurch Capital, LLC (“Wynnchurch”) announced today that it has rebranded its industrial distribution platform as Midland Industries. The platform consists of Anderson Metals, Midland Metal Mfg., Buchanan Rubber, and Mid-America Fittings. Midland Industries is a leading North American distributor and manufacturer of valves, fittings, hoses, couplings, and related products.

“We set out to build a dynamic, growth-oriented company by combining leading businesses in the industrial distribution space and leveraging best practices across the platform,” said Vince Hodes, Chief Executive Officer of Midland Industries. “The new name helps us better communicate our culture and broad set of capabilities to our customers. We’re committed to providing a comprehensive product offering, world class service, and no-hassle ordering.”

Hodes added, “The new brand and website reflect the company’s commitment to a unified strategy and we’re very bullish about the growth opportunities ahead.”

About Midland Industries:
Midland Industries is a leading distributor and manufacturer of more than 25,000 SKUs comprising fittings, couplings, valves, hoses, and related products. The company serves general industrial, hose, fluid power, plumbing, oil and gas, agriculture, water, truck and trailer, power transmission, original equipment manufacturers, and other end-markets. For more information, please visit: http://www.midlandindustries.com.

About Wynnchurch Capital:
Wynnchurch Capital, LLC, headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, with offices in California and Canada, was founded in 1999, and is a leading middle-market private equity investment firm. Wynnchurch’s strategy is to partner with middle market companies in the United States and Canada that possess the potential for substantial growth and profit improvement. Wynnchurch Capital manages a number of private equity funds with $2.2 billion of committed capital under management and specializes in recapitalizations, growth capital, management buyouts, corporate carve-outs and restructurings. For more information, please visit: http://www.wynnchurch.com