Gardner Denver Acquires LeROI

Gardner Denver Holdings Inc. has acquired LeROI Compressors. The US$20 million deal expands Gardner Denver’s gas compression and vapor recovery portfolio and introduces a wider distribution network and greater research and development resources to LeROI.

“LeROI is a market-leading business with strong talent and excellent long-standing customer relationships,” said Vicente Reynal, CEO of Gardner Denver. “This transaction is aligned with our strategy of leveraging core technologies and know-how to drive organic growth and build additional value at acquired companies. LeROI will provide mission-critical gas compression technologies and enable expansion of our product offering into new and attractive markets.”

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, Gardner Denver is a global provider of mission-critical flow control and compression equipment and associated aftermarket parts, consumables, and services. The company has 37 manufacturing facilities and more than 30 service and repair centers around the world.

LeROI, headquartered in Sidney, Ohio, USA, offers reciprocating and rotary screw compression products for vapor recovery, biogas, and other process and industrial applications. The company utilizes a 250,000 sq.ft. (23,225 m2) facility in Sidney and second 28,000 sq.ft (2600 m2) facility in New Carlisle, Ohio. LeROI will become part of Gardner Denver’s Industrials Segment, continuing its Ohio operations, the company said.

“This marks an exciting time for the LeROI business,” said Richard Wall, president of LeROI. “As part of Gardner Denver, LeROI will be better positioned than ever to continue to deliver service excellence to our customers and expand into new markets.”