Valence Acquires Triumph Processing
Valence owner Trive Capital says Triumph Processing complements Valence’s extensive service offering by expanding its capabilities to provide surface finishing on parts as long as 110 feet and as wide/deep as 14 feet.
Valence Surface Technologies has acquired Triumph Processing in Lynwood, California, from the Triumph Group. Valence owner Trive Capital says Triumph Processing complements Valence’s extensive service offering by expanding its capabilities to provide surface finishing on parts as long as 110 feet and as wide/deep as 14 feet.
Tracy Glende, Valence CEO, says the acquisition continues Valence’s strategic focus on providing supply solutions by offering full-service product and metal finishing capabilities to the global aerospace and defense markets.
“The addition of Triumph Processing to the Valence family allows us to better serve the large-part needs of our key customers throughout the global supply chain,” Glende says. “The Lynwood facility provides Valence with a fully integrated offering to its customers ranging from small, high-volume parts to large, 110-foot fracture-critical structures that no other product finishing company can match. Moreover, our breadth of approvals and capabilities, along with recent investment in capacity and systems, significantly reduces lead times in what was previously a fragmented, inefficient and slow-responding portion of the supply chain.”
David Stinnett, a partner with Trive Capital, says the company believes this acquisition further develops Valence’s core investment thesis, which is to build a differentiated supply chain solution to the aerospace industry for surface treatment technologies.
“As aircraft build rate increases continue to put pressure on the market, we seek to reduce cycle times, minimize supply chain complexity and provide a single point of accountability across regions and approval requirements in partnership with OEM’s and machine shop customers for mission critical parts,” Stinnett says.
Valence Surface Technologies has 11 locations and 650,000+ square feet of manufacturing space, and more than 2,500 industry approvals. The company processes more than 16 million parts per year. In addition to being Nadcap and AS9100 accredited, Valence provides specialized metal processing and product finishing services for OEMs such as Airbus, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, SpaceX and more, supporting a diversified set of fast-growing commercial aerospace, defense, and space/satellite markets.
Trive Capital is a Dallas, Texas-based private equity firm investing in equity and debt securities with approximately $2 Billion in capital under management. Trive focuses on investing in what it sees as strategically viable middle-market companies with the potential for transformational upside through operational improvement.
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