May River Capital acquires Unibloc Pump to allow the company to accelerate its growth initiatives and better serve customers' needs.
FREMONT, CA: Unibloc Pump, a leader in the manufacture of positive displacement pumps, strainers, valves, bubble traps, and other solutions for sanitary flow control applications, announces that it has been acquired by May River Capital, a Midwest-based private equity firm focused on assisting high-caliber businesses to grow and prosper.
Founded by Harry Soderstrom, Unibloc Pump has developed a strong reputation for innovation within vital sanitary process manufacturing applications, including the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, bakery and confection, meat and poultry, brewery, and transportation sectors. Unibloc Pump is nationally renowned for offering precision-engineered solutions with an uncompromising commitment to customer service. Under the leadership of Harry Soderstrom, Unibloc Pump has witnessed vital growth over the years at both its headquarters in the metro-Atlanta area as well as its second facility located in Beckum, Germany.
Unibloc Pump is rolling out a new and exciting chapter with May River Capital. May Rivers approach to developing business through collaboration is exactly what the company is seeking as it looked ahead to the opportunities awaiting. The company is pleased to have found a partner who values the engineering, skills, craftsmanship, and most importantly, the culture the company has nurtured here. This partnership will allow the company to accelerate its growth initiatives and better serve customers' needs.
Soderstrom will continue to work with Unibloc Pump as Chief Growth Officer, where he will use his expertise in driving growth for the firm through finding markets, customers, products, and business partners. Joining the leadership with Soderstrom will be Chris Stevens, Chief Executive Officer, who will offer commercial leadership with strengths in business-to-business marketing, channel management, and sales.
Harrys years of industry expertise and leadership paired with Unibloc's talented and hard-working employees have made the company the great success it is today. The company is committed to developing upon Harry's rich legacy and investing in the resources to help the company's continued growth.