Dalton, GA – Platte River Equity (“Platte River”) is excited to announce its portfolio company MFG Chemical (“MFG”), a specialty and custom manufacturer of complex chemistries, has acquired Masters Company Inc. (“Masters” or “MCI”) and its LiquiLogic division located in Wood Dale, IL.  Masters serves the water treatment market with high quality blended products, custom manufacturing, reagents and test kits, analytical services and ultra-concentrated liquids.  The combined company will continue to provide its customers with leading technologies, technical support and customer service.

“On behalf of everyone at Masters, we are proud and honored to become a part of the MFG family of companies.  We are excited to partner with the MFG management team, whom we have known for many years, in utilizing MCI’s differentiated position and offerings to develop and expand MFG’s footprint in the water treatment marketplace,” stated Garret S. Garcia, President of Masters.

“We could not be more excited to welcome the Masters team to the MFG portfolio.  Masters has built a tremendous reputation of service, quality and innovation within the water treatment industry.  Our team looks forward to combining the talents of the legacy MFG water treatment division, Radical Polymers and Masters to provide a full suite of offerings to the water industry,” said Paul Turgeon, MFG CEO.

“Platte River Equity welcomes the Masters team members to the MFG organization. We are enthusiastic about the opportunity to expand MFG’s product offering and customer reach in the water treatment market,” said Tarun Kanthety, Platte River Vice President.

About MFG

Founded in 1980 and headquartered in Dalton, GA, MFG is a niche custom manufacturer of specialty chemicals, serving a wide range of chemical companies that participate in a diverse set of end markets, including asphalt, coatings, mining, lubricants, oilfield, pulp & paper and water treatment.


Lauren A. Metz

Vice President, Business Development




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