VLS Acquires VENTI Industrial, LLC

HOCKLEY, TX –VLS Recovery Services, the North American leader in railcar cleaning and waste management services is pleased to announce the acquisition of VENTI Industrial Services located in Demopolis Alabama.  The business has been renamed VLS Alabama and will relocate to Brent, Alabama.  This acquisition positions VLS for rapid expansion into the key growth area of sustainability and alternative fuel markets.   

VLS Recovery Services is a privately owned company acquired by Aurora Capital Partners in 2017.


VLS Recovery Services is a leading provider of railcar cleaning, waste management services and barge cleaning and repair services. VLS provides specialty cleaning services for difficult-to-clean products including chemicals, hardened materials and pressurized gases using the most environmentally friendly and safe processes in the industry. The Company also provides customized processing solutions for non-hazardous waste, including waste-to-energy and other landfill diversion programs, solidification of liquid waste, recycling, and wastewater treatment. Today, VLS has over 350 employees in 12 locations across the country. For more information about VLS, visit: www.www.vlses.com.


Aurora Capital Partners is a leading private equity firm focused principally on control investments in middle-market companies with leading market positions, stable industry dynamics, attractive business model characteristics and actionable opportunities for growth in partnership with management. Aurora provides unique resources to its portfolio companies through its Strategy & Operations Program and its team of experienced operating advisors. Aurora’s investors include leading public and corporate pension funds, endowments and foundations active in private equity investing. For more information about Aurora Capital Partners, visit: www.auroracap.com.