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La Porte Manufacturer Expanding

(La Porte, IN) - La Porte-based Boss Industries is adding a manufacturer of remote mobile power units to its portfolio.


The company has acquired HIPPO Multipower, headquartered in Missouri, though the financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed. HIPPO makes and distributes multipower units ranging from hydraulic, electric, and welding power for the utility, municipal, railroad, and industrial coating markets.


“We are very excited to partner with the HIPPO team to add several market-leading mobile power solutions to our ever-expanding product portfolio,” Todd Hudson, president of Boss Industries, said in a news release. “This strategic acquisition will allow us to continue providing best-in-class solutions to our customers in addition to expanding the services offered to HIPPO’s existing customer base." 

Boss Industries did not specify whether any jobs would be affected by the acquisition.


Boss Industries, which manufactures air and gas compression systems, is a Chicago-based Wynnchurch Capital portfolio company.

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