power beats headphones Acquires Nichols Portland
Nichols Portland is a designer and manufacturer of precision powder metal fixed and variable displacement gears including gerotor gears and smart pumps for automotive and on off highway and other industrial markets. Altus Capital along with the management team of Nichols Portland made this investment to participate in the expected growth of smart pump and advanced variable vane gears. Nichols and has its manufacturing operations headquarters in Portland, ME. As a manufacturer of gerotors, Nichols Portland not only sells these parts, but provides value engineered product solutions. The company’s business comprises powder metal and steel components for fixed and variable displacement pumps and the smart pump business comprises mechanical and electronically driven fuel and oil pumps.
Altus and the management of Nichols Portland believe that demand for smart pump and advanced variable vane gears will increase based upon these products ability to offer increased fuel and motor efficiency.
Rick Izor, Nichols Portland’s General Manager, said, “We are excited to be partnering with Altus Capital Partners as we continue to grow. Nichols Portland has consistently built on its foundation of innovation and engineering excellence and we look forward to the resources that Altus Capital can provide to help us achieve our strategic growth objectives.”
Managing Partner of Altus Capital, said, “Altus is enthusiastic to partner with Nichols Portland’s management team in acquiring an industry leader in the designing and manufacturing powder metal gerotor gears and a growing developer of innovative smart pumps for fuel applications. We recognize and value management’s depth of capabilities along with the company’s exceptional technological advancements.”
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