Bain to buy US distributor Harrington Process Solutions

US specialty distributor Harrington Process Solutions is being acquired by Bain Capital Private Equity.

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Founded in 1959 and headquartered in Chino, California, Harrington distributes piping and other engineered fluid process products such as valves, fittings, tanks, tubing and hose, pumps, filtration and instrumentation.

With over 60 locations across the United States, Harrington provides solutions for a range of industries, including semiconductors, water and wastewater management, chemicals, manufacturing, life sciences, and food and beverage processing.

Harrington will continue to operate as a standalone company and be led by its current management team.

“As our end markets are benefitting from key macroeconomic trends, we are excited to partner with Bain Capital to accelerate our growth as we continue to support critical industrial sectors across the country,” said Dave Abercrombie, CEO of Harrington.

“Harrington has been gaining market share for many years, driven by differentiated technical expertise, product availability, and execution,” said Joe Robbins, a partner at Bain Capital. “We have a great appreciation for the success the company has achieved to date, and we are excited to support Harrington’s leadership and continued growth in the years to come.”