Marlborough, MA and Kennett Square, PA – 5/1/2021 – Wind River Environmental, LLC (“Wind River Environmental”), the nation’s premier provider of non-hazardous liquid waste solutions, announced today the acquisition of KBX Golden, LLC (“KBX Golden”) in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
KBX Golden is a provider of outsourced infrastructure management services specializing in water and wastewater asset management. The company deploys teams of skilled Infrastructure Technicians, including licensed WWTP operators, CCTV inspection technicians, mechanics, electricians, heavy equipment operators, utility engineers, and other specialized infrastructure personnel, to manage and comprehensively service its customers’ wastewater utility collection systems, pump stations, treatment facilities and related infrastructure. KBX Golden is principally owned and managed by Kevin Brophy, who will continue to manage the KBX Golden operation and play an important leadership role within Wind River Environmental following the transaction.
David Parry, Chief Executive Officer for Wind River Environmental, stated, “The combination of our two businesses will allow us to provide a more comprehensive suite of services to KBX Golden’s long-standing base of commercial, industrial, municipal, and privately-owned utility infrastructure customers throughout the greater Philadelphia market.” He added, “We are pleased to welcome Kevin and his highly skilled team to our organization, and we are confident this acquisition will further accelerate the regional growth we have experienced following our acquisitions of FRANC Environmental and Kline’s Septic Services in recent years.”
Kevin Brophy, President of KBX Golden, stated, “On behalf of my entire team, we are excited to be teaming up with such a well-capitalized industry leader.” He added, “With its more than 800 employees and its expansive fleet of equipment, Wind River Environmental brings a whole new degree of industry expertise and resources that will allow us to provide an even more comprehensive suite of services to our loyal customer base.”
About Wind River Environmental
Headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts, Wind River Environmental is a premier “super-regional” environmental services company. Wind River Environmental and its affiliates service and maintain a broad array of non-hazardous liquid waste systems, including grease traps, food waste, septic tanks and related waste systems for a wide range of commercial, residential, industrial and municipal customers. The company has a “vertical integration” model that handles all aspects of liquid waste streams ranging from collection and hauling though processing, treatment and disposal. Backed by Gryphon Investors, a multi-billion-dollar private equity fund based in San Francisco, Wind River Environmental is the largest and most successful consolidator in this highly fragmented and growing market. Since its founding, Wind River Environmental has acquired over 90 companies along the Eastern seaboard. For more information, please visit www.wrenvironmental.com.