AmSpec is a leading provider of testing, inspection and certification (“TIC”) services to the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. The Company provides high-volume, recurring transactions at multiple points in the petroleum supply chain including most points of bulk handling and transfer. With its worldwide network of over 40 state of the art inspection facilities and laboratories the company provides coverage in major ports, transporation hubs, storage terminals and pipeline systems in strategic markets. Seeking acquisition targets in the domestic and international markets of TIC businesses focused on the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. Example testing lines of interest include octane and cetane testing, crude oil assay, LPG and end point user testing.
Bacharach is a leading manufacturer of handheld and fixed-based instruments for the measurement and detection of gases and the recovery of refrigerants. The Company’s products include instruments that detect, measure and record combustion and environmental gases, temperature, relative humidity, air velocity and other air quality and safety parameters. Seeking acquisition targets in the domestic and international markets of manufacturers of HVAC test and measurement devices. Example product lines of interest include combustion analyzers, indoor air quality, analyzers and monitors, leak detection, A/C and refrigeration, service tools and diesel.
Dorner is a leading manufacturer of low profile, unit handling conveyors used in process automation applications for industrial and sanitary markets. The Company has introduced many innovative technologies such as aluminum and stainless steel conveyor platforms, the industry leading V-guide belt tracking system and a proprietary, dynamic online pricing tool (DPricer). Seeking acquisition targets in the Southeast, West Coast and international markets of manufacturers of conveyors used in process automation that would expand Dorner’s product line and geographic reach. Example product lines of interest include vacuum conveyors, vertical lift conveyors, spiral conveyors and curved belt conveyors.
Double E Company is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of engineered solutions and component parts used in web converting equipment. Double E offers a full line of web processing systems and components, including core chucks, shafts, slitting systems and other components. Seeking acquisition targets in the domestic and international markets of manufacturers and distributors of web-processing equipment that expand or complement Double E’s product line. Examples product lines of interest include specialty shafts, brakes, roll stands, specialty rollers, safety chucks, tension control system, web guiding systems, slitting modules and other related components.
Hartland Controls is a market leading supplier of electrical system components to the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) market and other industrial end markets. Hartland has the number one market share position in North America supplying definite purpose contactors and has an emerging portfolio of complementary products including transformers, relays and capacitors. Seeking acquisition targets in the domestic and international markets of manufacturers of electromechanical devices. Example product lines of interest include contactors, transformers, relays, switches, capacitors, motors and drives.
Oracle Elevator Company is the largest non-union provider of elevator maintenance, repair and modernization services. The Company maintains over 9,500 elevators in ten states and twenty metropolitan markets, primarily in the Southeast and lower Midwest. Seeking acquisition targets of elevator maintenance businesses that have a non-union workforce.
Wheaton Industries is a leading value-added supplier and manufacturer of laboratory supply products primarily serving the life sciences and laboratory research, medical diagnostics and pharmaceutical manufacturing markets. Wheaton offers over 10,000 SKUs of consumable products and equipment, including molded glass bottles, plastic containers and glass vials. Seeking acquisition targets in the domestic and international markets of distributors and manufacturers of laboratory consumables, diagnostic packaging components, cell culture products, chromatography consumables, bio processing products and test kit containers.
About Incline Equity Partners
Incline Equity Partners, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a private equity firm focused on making investments in lower middle-market growth companies, focusing on companies with enterprise values of $30MM to $125MM across a variety of industry sectors including value-added distribution, specialized light manufacturing and business and industrial services. Typical investment types are management buyouts, ownership transitions for privately held businesses and corporate divestitures. Incline Equity Partners has experience with investing, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged finance, leveraged buyouts and growth capital.
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