ICS Magazine

Bridgewater has acquired Groom Industries

November 25, 2008

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 the company.

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.