Bridgewater, Inc., announced the acquisition of Groom
Industries, a leading manufacturer of carpet and upholstery grooming tools.
Groom Industries’ operations will be fully integrated into
Bridgewater’s family of professional cleaning and restoration companies:
Bridgepoint Systems Chemicals, Hydroforce Manufacturing, TES high-speed
structural drying systems, CRW Supply, Interlink Supply, and Interlink
Financial Services. Frank Beach, president of Groom Industries will remain with
Bridgewater CEO Gordon Hanks said, “We are
very excited about adding Groom to the Bridgewater family. Groom’s dominance in
the carpet grooming tools market combined with Mr. Beach’s long-term industry
experience make Groom an ideal partner for our supply networks.