TRICO GROUP ACQUIRES THE PERFORMANCE PUMP BUSINESS FROM UCI

关键字:ASC Industries and Airtex Products, to TRICO Group
 

North Canton, OH – January 14, 2019 – TRICO Group® and UCI International Holdings, Inc. (UCI) today announced the sale of the Performance Pumps business, comprised of ASC Industries and Airtex Products, to TRICO Group. The acquisition is effective immediately.

 

“We are excited to add Airtex Fuel Pumps and ASC Water Pumps to our current Carter Fuel Pumps portfolio,” said Jay Burkhart.  “We will now provide to our customers the industry’s strongest program in the pump category.”

 

UCI’s Performance Pumps business is a leading producer of highly-engineered cooling systems and fuel delivery systems. ASC Industries’ cooling systems are sold across a diverse set of aftermarket channels, including construction, agriculture, automotive, transportation, and general industrial, as well as to leading original equipment (OE) customers in North America and Europe. Airtex fuel pumps are sold for use in a full range of engine systems, primarily to the U.S. aftermarket and heavy-duty OE market.

“The TRICO Group is a well-known company in the automotive aftermarket,” said Michael Klein, Chairman of UCI International. “This is a unique opportunity for the Performance Pumps business to partner with a larger group of companies and continue to supply its global customers with high-quality products.”

 

About TRICO Group
TRICO Group serves the automotive aftermarket
industry with category-leading brands: TRICO wiper blades, Carter® fuel pumps and StrongArm® lift supports. TRICO is the leading North American wiper brand with global engineering and manufacturing operations. Carter offers best-in-class fuel pump solutions, providing innovation and original equipment fit, form and function for over a century. StrongArm is the leading brand of American-engineered lift support products.

 

About UCI International Holdings

UCI International Holdings is among North America's largest and most diversified companies servicing the vehicle replacement parts market. It supplies a broad range of automotive products under well-known industry brands, including: Airtex® fuel delivery and cooling systems; ASC® water pumps, and Luber-Finer® filters.

2019-01-16 10:17:36