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Acquisition Announcement: Nightwine Valves & Actuation, Inc.

Motion & Control Enterprises (“MCE”) announced today that it has acquired Nightwine Valves & Actuation, Inc. The acquisition marks the third of 2022 and the seventh since 2021.

Based in Cleveland, OH, Nightwine was founded in 1986 and is a full-service distributor of flow control products including valves, actuators, regulators and related products across Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky. The Company represents leading manufacturers and offers extensive valve automation services.

“We are very excited to welcome Nightwine Valves & Actuation to MCE,” said Charles Hale, Chairman & CEO of MCE. “Nightwine will expand our flow control offering and provide entry into new and attractive geographies. Nightwine will become part of our growing family of businesses, all of which are focused on providing full lifecycle, highly engineered fluid power, flow control, automation and compressed air solutions to OEM and end-user customers. We are excited to welcome the Nightwine associates to the growing MCE family.”

About Motion & Control Enterprises
Founded in 1951, MCE is a leading supplier of technical fluid power, automation, flow control, compressed air and lubrication products, repair & services, and bespoke solutions. The company serves more than 20,000 MRO and OEM customers from 31 facilities across the Great Lakes, upper Midwest, Southwest and beyond. For more information, please visit

The company is majority-owned by Frontenac, a Chicago-based private equity firm that invests in middle market buyout transactions in consumer, industrial and services markets. For more information, please visit

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