KENNESAW, GA.— Unibloc Pump, a world-wide provider of hygienic flow control solutions announced Jan. 5 it has acquired Standard Pump, a manufacturer of sanitary and industrial process pumps. This acquisition will further Unibloc’s expansion of its hygienic flow control brands.

Standard Pump has been manufacturing drum pumps and other fluid handling equipment for 30 years. The company serves a variety of industries, including food and beverage, chemical, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and other diverse industries.

“We are thrilled to welcome Standard Pump to the Unibloc Pump family of companies," said Chris Stevens, chief executive officer, Unibloc. “Standard Pump's precision-engineered drum pumps, and hygienic pump packages position Unibloc for accelerated growth. Additionally, Standard Pump's in-house fabrication strengths, and its robust distribution network will provide new opportunities to grow sales across all flow control brands under the Unibloc Pump banner.”

Currently Standard Pump boasts a 21,000-sq.-ft. facility that allows for engineering, fabrication, testing, shipping and receiving. Both Chris Murphy, director of operations of Standard Pump, and James Murphy, director of sales of Standard Pump, will partner with Unibloc’s leadership team to provide commercial support.

“As a long-time supplier to Unibloc Pump, we couldn't be happier merging with Unibloc Pump," Chris Murphy said. "We've known and respected the company for years and have a great relationship with their team. Plus, our skilled staff brings many strengths that will complement the product lines and customer services provided by Unibloc.”

Now a May River Capital company, this acquisition follows Unibloc Pump’s Sep. 2021 acquisition of UK-based Flotronic Pumps, which specializes in hygienic, air-operated, double-diaphragm pumps.  

“The addition of Standard Pump greatly expands Unibloc's capabilities, product line offering, and access to attractive channel partner relationships," said Pat St. John, principal, May River Capital. "It's a great fit for Unibloc across all categories.”

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