Valterra Expands Through Strategic Acquisition

February 23, 2018  |  RVBusiness  |  By Rick Kessler

In the last several years, there has been no shortage of acquisitions by many OEMs, suppliers and dealerships as companies look to gain market share, grow their product lineup, and, in general, position themselves to gain that all-too elusive competitive edge.n the last several years, there has been no shortage of acquisitions by many OEMs, suppliers and dealerships as companies look to gain market share, grow their product lineup, and, in general, position themselves to gain that all-too elusive competitive edge.

One such company is Valterra Products LLC in Mission Hills, Calif., which in the last four years has acquired no less than seven companies whose products and expertise complement the privately-held firm’s core business of manufacturing plumbing equipment and supplies for the RV, pool and spa, and industrial markets.

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Valterra Makes Eight Acquisitions Within Four Years

August 17, 2017 | RV PRO | By David MacNeal

It began as a plastic injection molding company.

In 1981, Valterra Products made valves for RVs. Under George Grengs, Valterra’s president, it soon became the highest-selling valve to OEMs and in the aftermarket. Today, the small Mission Hills, Calif.-based supplier has grown exponentially – its valves are found on Forest River, Jayco, Thor, and many others – acquiring two companies last month. It makes for a total of eight since 2014, which was a year after Scott Capital Partners made an undisclosed investment in Valterra, supplying additional financial resources and acquisition experience. Bryan Fletcher, VP of Valterra’s sales and marketing, said it led to a major change.

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Valterra acquires Go Power! division from Carmanah Technologies

August 3, 2017  |  RV News

Mission Hills, Calif. - Valterra Products, LLC has announced its acquisition of the Go Power! division from Carmanah Technologies Corp., a supplier specializing in off-grid solar power for recreational vehicles, work truck/long haul trucking, industrial and marine applications. The Go Power! extensive product line includes solar panels, battery chargers, transfer switches and inverters.

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Valterra Products LLC Acquires ‘Diamond Group’

April 4, 2017  |  RV Business  |  By RVBusinesss

Valterra Products announced its acquisition of the assets of Diamond Group, a supplier specializing in LED lights and accessories for recreational vehicles, manufactured homes, marine and commercial applications.

The extensive product line includes LED interior and exterior lights, replacement bulbs, light strips and Hott Rod water heaters.

Hu Langston, owner and president of the Diamond Group, has agreed to join Valterra as general manager for LED products.

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Continental Structural Plastics to Acquire Magna’s Composites Operations

Auburn Hills, Michigan, July 17, 2014 — Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), a global leader in lightweight composite solutions, announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the composites operations of Magna Exteriors. This acquisition, which will make CSP the world’s largest sheet molding composites (SMC) compounder and manufacturer, includes the assets of five Magna facilities located in North America.

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Timken to Acquire Drives LLC, Further Expanding Power Transmission Line

CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 31, 2011  — The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) today announced it has agreed to acquire privately held Drives LLC for $92 million in cash. Based in Fulton, Ill., Drives is a leading manufacturer of highly engineered drive-chains, roller-chains and conveyor augers for the agricultural and industrial marketplace. The company posted sales of approximately $100 million in the last 12 months, with 430 employees in North America.

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