Clover, SC



Investment Status


Investment Date

Sep 2015

Headquartered in Clover, SC, Spartaco is an independent provider of professional-grade, battery-powered hydraulic cutting and crimping tools, wiring and cabling tools and lighting solutions, used in the electric utilities, telecommunications, military and industrial end markets.

Add-On Acquisition Criteria

Ideal Target Characteristics

Hand tools and related products serving
work-at-height technicians






End Markets Served

Utility, telecommunications, arborist,
electrical, government

"We are looking forward to working closely with Platte River and learning from their prior experiences as we continue to develop new products, penetrate new end markets and expand geographically."

Roger Richter, Vice President of Operations


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