AGS Automotive Solutions Acquires BluDot Manufacturing 

AGS Automotive Solutions Acquires BluDot Manufacturing 

Brake systems manufacturer becomes latest acquisition for AGS, continuing the company’s corporate expansion.

 3 Rivers Capital portfolio company AGS Automotive Solutions continues its expansion drive with the acquisition of BluDot Manufacturing, announced by Rob Carskadden, managing partner, 3 Rivers Capital and Logan Pitts, CEO of AGS. 

Headquartered in South Bend, Indiana, BluDot Manufacturing supplies to all sizes of manufacturers of tow-able recreational vehicles, motor homes, livestock trailers, cargo and utility trailers, snowmobile and ATV trailers, marine trailers and over-the-road semi-trailers. Included in BluDot’s wide variety of innovative brake systems for the OEM trailer industry are hydraulic kits, straight air, air/hydraulic and electric/hydraulic trailer brake systems. 

All BluDot products are custom packaged and designed for OEM assembly lines and maintenance departments, using the highest quality, in-house manufacturing and pre-assembled components uniquely engineered to meet the specifications of both trailer products and manufacturing budgets. 

AGS’ addition of BluDot follows on the heels of the company’s recent acquisitions of brake bleeder manufacturer Motive Products and manufacturer of DIY systems for tubes and hoses BrakeQuip, LLC.

“BluDot is a family-owned, second-generation success story that serves as a trusted source for the highest quality OEM brake systems for the Hydraulic Trailer industry. Our acquisition of BluDot furthers AGS’ expansion into a worldwide name in aftermarket and OE braking parts and systems,” said Pitts. 

“The addition of BluDot Manufacturing represents an exciting follow-up to the high-profile acquisitions of Motive Products and BrakeQuip. The completion of this significant acquisition further underscores AGS Automotive Solutions’ continuing commitment to growing the company into a dominant industry supplier of quality aftermarket products from well-respected brand name manufacturers,” said Carskaddan. 

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