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Generational Equity Announces the Acquisition of Great Lakes Foam Technologies, Inc. by Unique Fabricating, Inc.


DALLAS, Sept. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held, middle-market businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Great Lakes Foam Technologies, Inc. (Great Lakes Foam), headquartered in Concord, Michigan, by Unique Fabricating, Inc. (Unique Fabricating), headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan.  The acquisition closed on August 31, 2015.

Founded in 1995, Great Lakes Foam manufactures components for applications in a wide range of end-markets including the automotive, off-road vehicle, industrial equipment, medical and office equipment industries, and is a leader in the field of RIM (Reaction Injection Molding). To learn more, visit

Fred Zweifel, Vice President at Generational Equity, led the deal team that advised Great Lakes Foam on the transaction.  "The Great Lakes Foam acquisition made perfect strategic sense for Unique Fabricating's continued growth," stated Zweifel.

Unique Fabricating engineers and manufactures multi-material foam, rubber, and plastic components utilized in noise, vibration and harshness management and air/water sealing applications for the automotive and industrial appliance market. Learn more by visiting

About Generational Equity

Generational Equity provides mergers, acquisitions, strategic growth advisory services, and information for privately held and family-owned businesses to exit their companies successfully. Generational Equity uses a four-phase approach that includes education, financial analysis and reporting, sales documentation and  deal-making ability to offer business owners an unparalleled level of commitment and experience, all focused on helping to release the generational equity and wealth in every business.  Generational Equity is headquartered in Dallas, TX, has more than 200 professionals in North America, and was recently recognized by the M&A Advisor as the Valuation Firm of the Year. For more information visit the following websites at, or