The companies of Axel Johnson Inc. compete across a spectrum of sectors: energy, water treatment, medical device manufacturing, and sustainable development. However, what they all share in common is that each is a pioneer in its respective category and at the forefront of innovation.
Axel Johnson owns a majority holding in three portfolio companies â€“ Sprague Operating Resources LLC, Parkson Corporation and Kinetico Incorporated. Parkson and Kinetico are part of Axel Johnsonâ€™s AxWater Group, which was formed in 2000 to pursue the Johnson familyâ€™s commitment to bringing clean, safe water to individuals and communities worldwide.
Based in Portsmouth, NH, Sprague is an independent supplier of industrial, commercial and residential energy products and materials handling services to the Northeastern U.S. and Canada.
Based in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Parkson Corporation provides engineered components and systems for industrial and municipal water and wastewater treatment, with more than 25,000 installations worldwide.
Based in Newbury, OH, Kinetico Incorporated is one of the worldâ€™s leading manufacturers of water conditioning and treatment systems, serving the residential, commercial, OEM and national accounts markets.
NewtrAx is Axel Johnson Inc.â€™s greenhouse for new investments. Through NewtrAx, the company invests as minority partners in smaller, founder- and management-driven businesses, with a real need for the kind of support, structure and experience that Axel Johnson can provide.
Based in Staunton, VA, Cadence Inc. is a preeminent manufacturer of complex cutting and piercing instruments for medical, scientific and industrial applications. Its brands are renowned for their high performance and product reliability.
With properties in Virginia, South Carolina, New York, Kentucky and Tennessee, Walk2Campus Holdings, LLC is a real estate acquisition and management company focused on providing high-quality housing for the student university market.
Based in Burlington, MA ConforMIS, Inc. develops and commercializes customized medical devices for osteoarthritis treatment and joint damage.
Mountain Lumber Co., based in Ruckersville, VA, is one of the nation’s premier wood reclamation companies, salvaging aging wood across the world and refashioning it into flooring and millwork of exceptional character and quality.