Arcline Continues Medical Equipment Platform Build

Arcline Continues Medical Equipment Platform Build

Arcline Investment Management has acquired Engineering by Design (EBD) from the company’s founders. EBD is a provider of medical device and component manufacturing equipment including coil winding equipment, catheter laminators, reflow machines, and spooling and unspooling machines. EBD’s equipment and consumables are used by medical device OEMs and contract manufacturers to manufacture devices and therapeutic […]

Redwire Acquires LoadPath

Redwire Acquires LoadPath

Redwire, a portfolio company of AE Industrial Partners (AEI), has acquired aerospace company LoadPath. LoadPath specializes in the development of engineered products and services used in launch vehicle and satellite manufacturing by both companies and governments including NASA and the United States Department of Defense. The company’s capabilities include multi-payload launch adapters, structural testing, deployable […]

First Atlantic and TPG Add Another Label Maker

First Atlantic and TPG Add Another Label Maker

Resource Label Group, a portfolio company of First Atlantic Capital and TPG Growth, has acquired Labels West. Labels West provides flexographic and digital printing for labels, paper, film, and tags in more than 8,000 custom and standard shapes and sizes, and up to 12 colors. The customers of Label West have included Microsoft, Starbucks, Nintendo, […]

Main Post Keeps Building Fortis

Main Post Keeps Building Fortis

Fortis Solutions Group, a portfolio company of Main Post Partners, has acquired Kala Packaging. Kala Packaging is a printer of pressure-sensitive labels and flexible packaging, including pouches, to the food and beverage, health and beauty, and nutraceutical end-markets. The company’s capabilities include variable content printing, anti-counterfeiting and other security measures including micro text and invisible […]

Aterian Adds Another Medical Components Maker

Aterian Adds Another Medical Components Maker

Vander-Bend Manufacturing, a portfolio company of Aterian Investment Partners, has acquired Swiss Precision Machining (SPM). SPM is a manufacturer of consumable instrument components that are used in robotic surgery and other high technology end markets. The company’s capabilities and services include tight tolerance micro components, prototyping, engineering, and assembly. SPM was founded in 1979 by […]

Brynwood Back in Private Label Pizza Biz

Brynwood Back in Private Label Pizza Biz

Brynwood Partners has formed Great Kitchens Food Company to acquire the North American take-and-bake pizza business of ARYZTA. Great Kitchens is a private label maker of take-and-bake pizza and flatbreads that are sold to grocery, club, and mass retailers, as well as into foodservice outlets nationally. Great Kitchens, with total employment of about 700, operates […]

Nautic Adds-On to Spartech

Nautic Adds-On to Spartech

Spartech, a portfolio company of Nautic Partners, has acquired Tufpak. Nautic acquired Spartech, a manufacturer of acrylics and extruded plastics, in October 2019 from Arsenal Capital Partners. Tufpak is a manufacturer of custom and stock engineered plastic films used in biohazard, medical devices and biopharma packaging applications. The company is best known for its autoclave […]

Altair Carves Screws and Barrels Business from Nordson

Altair Carves Screws and Barrels Business from Nordson

Publicly traded Nordson has agreed to sell its the screws and barrels (S&B) product line, part of its polymer processing systems division, to Altair Investments. The S&B business manufactures screws and barrels that are used in plastic injection and extrusion machinery by plastics processors and equipment OEMs. S&B has over $70 million in annual revenues […]

Micro Component Maker Added to Motion Dynamics

Micro Component Maker Added to Motion Dynamics

Motion Dynamics, a portfolio company of Vance Street Capital, has acquired ViaMed, a maker of medical device components. Vance Street acquired Motion Dynamics in 2016 and the buy of ViaMed is the company’s first add-on acquisition completed under Vance Street ownership. ViaMed specializes in the fabrication of micro-miniature components and subassemblies including braids, coils, retrieval […]

H.I.G. Keeps Building Antifreeze Giant

H.I.G. Keeps Building Antifreeze Giant

Recochem, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, has acquired KOST USA, a maker of private label and branded coolants and antifreezes. KOST’s products include ethylene glycol and propylene glycol-based antifreezes and coolants that are used in automotive, heavy-duty, on-road, off-road, marine and stationary applications; fire resistant hydraulic fluids used in high-pressure and high-temperature environments; heat […]