August 9th 2016: Houston –Power generation and HVAC specialty rental company, Aggreko plc, has acquired DRYCO, LLC of Chicago, Illinois for an undisclosed amount. DRYCO was founded in 2000, and specializes in moisture control, drying, heating, and cooling applications within the shipping, manufacturing, food processing, construction, and industrial painting industries.
It has10 full-service locations in North America, and has built a strong customer base in its targeted industries, which complement Aggreko’s growth strategy. The acquisition will add more than 60 experienced employees and approximately 6,000 specialized assets to Aggreko’s fleet.
“This acquisition of DRYCO combines the deep technical strength of two highly respected market leaders and provides our customers with an unparalleled range of services that address their HVAC and moisture control needs,” said Mel Parker, Managing Director, Aggreko North America. “We are pleased to have DRYCO join the Aggreko team, enabling us to accelerate growth and meet the rapid demand for our services in the shipping, food and beverage, and painting and coatings industries.”
Joe Schroeder, CEO of DRYCO, said: “DRYCO is excited to join forces with Aggreko to become the leading provider of drying and dehumidification services. Our teams share the same passion and commitment to service excellence, and we look forward to working together to further grow Aggreko’s business.”
Aggreko plans to fully integrate the operations of DRYCO into its North America business and is developing expansion plans to enter additional sectors and global markets.