Columbus, Nebraska – July 31, 2015: Columbus Hydraulics Company LLC (“Columbus”), a leading designer and manufacturer of custom hydraulic cylinders has received a growth equity investment effective June 30, 2015.

Columbus has been designing and manufacturing custom, state-of-the-art hydraulic cylinders for over 60 years. In an effort to expand capacity, recruit additional personnel and continue to growth with its customers, Columbus has received an equity investment from affiliates of Arctic Capital, Northstar Capital, CIGNA and Honeywell. The company produces cylinders for various industries including construction, utility, agriculture, turf care and railroad. Customers include major OEMs and small start-ups located across the continent. “We’re excited to partner with our new investors as we continue to support the needs of our growing customers.” said Marshall Johnson of Columbus Hydraulics.

Marshall Johnson, Managing Director at Arctic Capital, added: “We couldn’t be more pleased to work with the management of Columbus to grow this business. Their commitment to craftsmanship and engineering excellence sets the foundation for the future. “