Unibloc Pump, a 38-year manufacturer of positive displacement pumps, air-operated double-diaphragm pumps, and other flow control products continues to grow its family of hygienic flow control brands through the acquisition of Standard Pump. Both Unibloc Pump and Standard Pump are located in the greater Atlanta metro area of Georgia.
Co-founded in 1992 by Don Murphy, Standard Pump is a 30-year manufacturer of sanitary and industrial process pumps, including drum pumps and other fluid handling equipment. Standard Pump serves food and beverage, chemical, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and other diversified process manufacturing industries in more than 50 countries.
Currently led by Don Murphy's sons, Chris Murphy, director of operations, and James Murphy, director of sales, Standard Pump's 21,000-square-foot Duluth facility provides engineering, fabrication, testing, shipping, and receiving under one roof. Both Chris Murphy and James Murphy will assume leadership roles within Unibloc, where they will utilize their expertise to support commercial and operational excellence in partnership with Unibloc leadership.
This is the second acquisition in four months for Unibloc Pump, a May River Capital portfolio company. In September 2021, the company announced its acquisition of Flotronic Pumps, a UK-based manufacturer of specialized hygienic, air-operated, double-diaphragm pumps and related accessories.