Jan 24, 2023 – Abilene, TX and Greenville, SC – Palmetto Air & Water Balance, LLC (“Palmetto” or the “Company”), a people first, high-growth independent Testing, Adjusting and Balancing business, is pleased to announce a transaction with N.D White Engineering Services, LLC. N.D. White’s operations will be merged with Palmetto, and the combined business’ Abilene, and Lubbock operations will be known as Palmetto Air & Water Balance – Abilene, LLC (“Palmetto – Abilene”). Founders Nick and Linda White will be retiring from the company following a transition period.
N.D. White Engineering Services has served customers throughout the state of Texas for over 30 years, with a team of dedicated technicians and engineers with over 100 years of collective experience.
“We are thrilled to welcome our new teammates to our One Palmetto family. This partnership helps us to achieve our vision to be recognized as a world-class firm employing the most certified professionals in North America” said Palmetto CEO Rodney R. Hinton. “Nick and Linda White built the leading provider of Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing services in West Texas, and we are grateful they have chosen to partner with us to steward their legacy.”
Nick White said, “Linda and I have known Rodney and Penny Hinton for years, and we could not be more excited that our business is joining the Palmetto family. Our shared values of Integrity, Respect, Professionalism, Teamwork and Excellence will ensure that our loyal customers will continue to receive excellent service from Palmetto – Abilene for years to come.”
Mr. Hinton added that key leaders of Palmetto – Abilene have made long-term commitments to spearhead Palmetto – Abilene’s future growth. “We look forward to learning and growing together,” Mr. Hinton concluded.
Palmetto’s transaction with N.D. White represents the Company’s first add-on as a Sunny River Management portfolio company. The Company is actively pursuing additional transactions to continue its exceptional growth trajectory.
The transaction was led by John Cote, Beau Brace, and Andrew Martinez of Sunny River Management. Palmetto was represented by Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough. Financing was provided by Deerpath Capital Management. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
About Palmetto Air & Water Balance:
Palmetto Air & Water Balance, LLC began in 1989, is headquartered in Greer, South Carolina and operates twelve additional offices throughout South Carolina, North Carolina, Texas and Virginia with over 100 teammates. Palmetto is a leader in the industry providing validation of ventilation, comfort, and efficiency for occupants working in healthcare, Life Sciences, Education, Institutional and Industrial clients.