Goldner Hawn Portfolio Company Control Devices Acquires Dry Link
Control Devices, LLC, a Goldner Hawn portfolio company, recently acquired Dry Link, Inc. (“Dry Link”), a premier manufacturer of dry-disconnect “dry break” hose couplings for bulk transfer of liquids and high-containment split-butterfly valves for powders.
Dry Link’s couplings are used worldwide in chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and food industries to provide drip-free connections. All major pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and food companies specify Dry Link’s sanitary line of couplings when hygienic and high purity conditions are required. Dry Link is headquartered in Sunrise, Florida and represents Control Devices’ tenth add‐on acquisition.
About Control Devices
Control Devices, headquartered in Fenton, MO, is a leading designer and manufacturer of engineered flow control solutions in the air, liquid, and gas markets. It offers customized and standard valves, condensate traps, refrigerant distributors, and other products that serve as critical components in end-product applications, including medical systems, air compressors, fire suppression systems, and specialty gas HVACR, and heavy truck braking systems.
About Goldner Hawn
Goldner Hawn was founded in 1989 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has been a source of private capital to leading lower middle market companies for over 30 years. With an investment philosophy centered on the principle of partnership, Goldner Hawn is looking to back management teams of businesses with $5 million to $20 million of EBITDA in industries including industrial manufacturing, value-added distribution, consumer products and services, and outsourced business services. Goldner Hawn has made over 90 platform and add-on investments in companies with total transaction values approaching $4 billion. For more information, call 612-338-5912 or visit goldnerhawn.com.