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Great Lakes Foam Acquired By Unique Fabricating Inc.

Great Lakes Foam


Aug 2015



Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held, middle-market businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Great Lakes Foam Technologies, Inc. (Great Lakes Foam), headquartered in Concord, Michigan, by Unique Fabricating, Inc. (Unique Fabricating), headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The acquisition closed on August 31, 2015.

Founded in 1995, Great Lakes Foam manufactures components for applications in a wide range of endmarkets including the automotive, off-road vehicle, industrial equipment, medical and office equipment industries, and is a leader in the field of RIM (Reaction Injection Molding). Fred Zweifel, Vice President at Generational Equity, led the deal team that advised Great Lakes Foam on the transaction. "The Great Lakes Foam acquisition made perfect strategic sense for Unique Fabricating's continued growth," stated Zweifel. Unique Fabricating engineers and manufactures multi-material foam, rubber, and plastic components utilized in noise, vibration and harshness management and air/water sealing applications for the automotive and industrial appliance market. Learn more by visiting