Boss Industries Acquires HIPPO Multipower

ROSEMONT, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Boss Industries (“Boss”), a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), announced the acquisition of the Commercial Assets of HIPPO Multipower (“HIPPO” or the ​“Company”). HIPPO manufactures and distributes one-of-a-kind mobile multipower solutions for utility, municipal, railroad, and industrial coating end markets.

Todd Hudson, President of Boss, said, “We are very excited to partner with the HIPPO team to add several market-leading mobile power solutions to our ever-expanding product portfolio. This strategic acquisition will allow us to continue providing best-in-class solutions to our customers in addition to expanding the services offered to HIPPO’s existing customer base.”

Mike MacKay, Vice President at Wynnchurch, added, “HIPPO represents an opportunity for Boss to continue to expand its market leading product portfolio and end market coverage. This acquisition demonstrates our commitment to continue to invest behind proven management teams in highly accretive opportunities.”

About HIPPO Multipower:

HIPPO Multipower, headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, was founded in 1972 as a truck equipment upfitter, specializing in aerial bucket trucks. After developing a reputation as a mobile hydraulic equipment specialist, HIPPO built the industry’s first multipower unit in 1980, delivering hydraulic, air and electric power all from one unit, powered by the truck’s PTO. For more information, please visit:

About Boss Industries:

Boss Industries, headquartered in La Porte, Indiana, is a leader in PTO driven rotary screw compressors, engine driven rotary screw compressors, hydraulically driven rotary screw compressors, Gas Compression and Vapor Recovery compression, along with a wide selection of rotary screw air ends for OEM applications. Boss compressors are ideal for the utility truck and service truck industry. For more information, please visit:

About Wynnchurch Capital:

Wynnchurch Capital, L.P., headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, with offices in California, New York, and an affiliate in Canada, was founded in 1999, and is a leading middle-market private equity investment firm. Wynnchurch’s strategy is to partner with middle market companies in the United States and Canada that possess the potential for substantial growth and profit improvement. Wynnchurch Capital manages a number of private equity funds with $4.2 billion of committed capital under management and specializes in recapitalizations, growth capital, management buyouts, corporate carve-outs and restructurings. For more information, please visit:


Chris O’Brien

Managing Partner

Paul Ciolino


Steve Welborn

Managing Director

Mike MacKay

Vice President