Posted April 4, 2018

Ballard Industrial acquires Jaxx

Seattle-based Ballard Industrial has acquired the assets of Jaxx LLC located in South Seattle.

The acquisition closed March 23. "The purchase marks a significant expansion of Ballard Industrial’s hydraulic jacking rental fleet while expanding their available repair, test and certification capabilities including certifications conforming to ANSI/NCSLZ540-1 and traceable to NIST," according to a press release announcing the acquisition.

Jaxx LLC, founded in 2004 by Jorn Ingebrigtsen, specializes in high-pressure hydraulic systems and industrial specialty equipment, primarily focused in the construction, industrial and aerospace markets.

“I’m pleased to join the team at Ballard Industrial. The combination of our specialized expertise and the broader resources and experience of Ballard Industrial creates a stronger organization for all as we move forward,” said Ingebrigtsen.

“Mr. Ingebrigtsen brings a wealth of knowledge including engineering capabilities, application expertise and a problem-solving mindset to our team of solutions providers,” said Greg Hartje, vice president of Ballard Industrial.