WAUKEGAN, Ill. -- United Generations, LLC, a privately held, family holding company who invests in highly-engineered, mission-critical product and services-based businesses, today announced the acquisition of the Group, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative surface preparation equipment and related aftermarket parts and services from Atlas Holdings, LLC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
" has the history, market recognition, engineering expertise, and passionate associates engaged in building high-quality equipment and providing responsive service for their customers. These valuable characteristics match very closely to the characteristics we have learned and developed over many decades in our operating businesses," says Doug Basler, Chairman of United Generations, LLC. "We are confident we can, with the active partnership of talented and committed management and employees, build upon an already successful company."
Headquartered in Fairburn, Georgia, employs over 250 people at nine strategically located facilities around the world. provides complete solutions throughout the lifecycle of surface preparation equipment, including initial design and installation, reliable aftermarket rebuilds and service, and timely delivery of high quality replacement parts. Its three core brands - , Berger ("Berger") and Vogel & ("V+S"), enjoy a rich history, dating back over 140 years. They are recognized globally as innovators and leaders within the shot blasting and peening industry.
All locations will remain in operation and the company headquarters will continue to be located in Fairburn, Georgia, led by its current management team, including Chief Executive Officer, Joe .