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Acquisition Announcement: Precision Pump & Valve (“PPV”)

Zelienople, PA – February 1, 2023—Motion & Control Enterprises (“MCE”) announced today that it has acquired Precision Pump & Valve (“PPV”).

Based in Lake Charles, LA, PPV was founded in 1985 and is a distributor of safety relief & control valves, pumps, and related process equipment. PPV also is a large provider of safety relief & control valve repair and remanufacturing services. The company serves the oil & gas, petrochemical, and chemical processing markets. PPV operates 6 facilities across Louisiana, Texas, and Ohio. 4 of PPV’s locations are VR-certified by the National Board of Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspectors.

“We are very excited to welcome Precision Pump & Valve and its valued teammates to the MCE family” said Charles Hale, Chairman & CEO of MCE. “PPV’s valve repair capabilities and technical product offering will significantly expand our value-added services offering and provide entry into new products, attractive geographies. PPV 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, EPC, and end-user customers.”

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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