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

By Generational Equity


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

Headquartered in Dallas, Generational is one of the leading M&A advisory firms in North America.

With more than 350 professionals located throughout 17 offices in North America, the companies help business owners release the wealth of their business by providing growth consulting, merger, acquisition, and wealth management services. Their six-step approach features strategic and tactical growth consulting, exit planning education, business valuation, value enhancement strategies, M&A transactional services, and wealth management.

The M&A Advisor named the company Investment Banking Firm of the Year three years in a row, Valuation Firm of the Year in 2020, and North American Investment Bank of the Year in 2022 as well as Consulting Firm of the Year. For more information, visit