MacLean Power Systems Acquires Highline Products

MacLean Power Systems

MacLean Power Systems Acquires Highline Products MacLean Power, L.L.C. (“MPS”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Utility Marketing Corporation and U.S. Utility Enclosures, LLC, collectively doing business as Highline Products (“Highline”or the “Company”).

Headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts, Highline is a leading designer, producer and marketer of polymer concrete, fiberglass and plastic enclosure products used for protecting and supporting equipment and connection points in the electric utility, water utility, telecommunications, commercial and industrial, municipal, transportation and turf/irrigation markets. The Company’s enclosure products include pedestals, underground vaults, boxes, box pads, ground sleeves and cabinets. Highline also produces and markets fiberglass pole top extensions for the electric utility industry.

Barry L. MacLean, Chairman and CEO of MPS’s parent company MacLean‐Fogg, commented, “The acquisition of Highline fills an important gap in our current product line and positions MPS to meet its customers’needs more effectively. We welcome Highline to the MacLean family of companies.”

Tom Smith, President and CEO of MPS, added “We are excited to add a well recognized enclosures brand with customer relationships stretching back over 40 years. The Company's management team has done an excellent job positioning Highline for growth across multiple markets, including utility, telecom, CATV, water and commercial/industrial.” 

“While Highline has grown significantly as an independent company over the past several years, we are pleased to align ourselves with a family‐owned business whose culture is similar to Highline’s. MacLean possesses considerable resources to support our ambitions for further expansion,”remarked Paul Tannenbaum, Highline’s CEO.

MPS is a global leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing a broad basket of products for transmission, substation and distribution infrastructure as well as related products used in the communications and civil construction markets. MPS operates facilities in the United States, Canada, Asia, South America and Europe with sales offices throughout the world.