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Boss Industries Acquires Hippo Multipower to Expand Product Portfolio
Friday 26 November 2021

Indiana, US-based Boss Industries, a rotary screw and piston air compressor manufacturer, has acquired the commercial assets of Missouri, US-based Hippo Multipower, a manufacturer of multipower solutions for utility, municipal, railroad, and industrial coating end markets, to expand product portfolio and end market coverage, the company said.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The acquisition will allow Boss to expand the services offered to Hippo's existing customer base.

Hippo Multipower is truck equipment upfitter, specialising in aerial bucket trucks.

After developing mobile hydraulic equipment, Hippo built a multipower unit in 1980, delivering hydraulic, air and electric power all from one unit, powered by the truck's PTO.

Boss Industries, a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital, L.P., offers PTO-driven rotary screw compressors, engine driven rotary screw compressors, hydraulically driven rotary screw compressors, Gas Compression and Vapor Recovery compression, along with a wide selection of rotary screw air ends for OEM applications.

Wynnchurch Capital, L.P., headquartered in Illinois, is a private equity investment firm.
Date Published: 26/11/2021