From Engine Builder
Taglich Private Equity, the group that owns Air Flow Research, Scat Crankshafts, RaceTec Pistons and Procar seating, has announced the acquisition of Vortech Superchargers and Paxton Automotive. This new partnership opens opportunities to better serve customers by combining decades of experience in manufacturing and supplying high-quality, high-performance products.
Utilizing cutting-edge technology for more than 30 years, Vortech Superchargers has engineered efficient and reliable centrifugal compressor air management solutions for automotive, marine, industrial, aeronautical and other motorsports applications. Vortech’s experience and knowledge will help ensure the long-term success of Taglich’s group of brands.
“Our organization is thrilled to have Vortech Superchargers join in,” says CEO Shawn Sterling. “There are strong synergies between all our companies, and it can only make us better at what we do. Jim Middlebrook has built the most-respected brand in centrifugal supercharging and we are excited to take Vortech to the next level.”
“Vortech Superchargers is a perfect match with this organization, all brands compliment one another,” says Jim Middlebrook, founder of Vortech Superchargers. “For the first time in the performance aftermarket, a customer can purchase a reliable, high-horsepower, proven combination directly from the companies manufacturing the core components.”
Taglich focuses on finding sound investment opportunities with capable management and delivering significant growth resources and capital to portfolio investments. For more information: www.taglichpe.com