Carco PRP Group, (“Carco“), has acquired ROW, Inc. (“ROW”), a Chicago-Illinois based manufacturer of encapsulated O-rings and gaskets used in industrial applications in the filtration, fluid power, hydraulics and pharmaceutical sectors.

Established in 1976, ROW, is a Chicago-Illinois based manufacturer of highly engineered O-Rings and gaskets with superior chemical resistance at normal and elevated temperatures, used in industrial applications in the filtration, fluid power, hydraulics and pharmaceutical sectors. ROW has approximately 40 employees.

Established in 1900, Carco is a privately held company with a long history in the industrial sector, and manufacturer of seals and various rubber products. Carco has over 600 employees and manufacturing facilities across 6 countries.

EC M&A acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Carco.