Portfolio

Current Portfolio

(Buyout of subsidiary of international holding company, August 2010)

International Thermal Systems (ITS) manufactures industrial process ovens, furnaces, washers andassociated material handling equipment for applications in the metal packaging, battery, automotive, power generation, aerospace, foundry and building products industries.

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(Recapitalization of entrepreneur owned business, March 2011)

JTS Direct provides time-sensitive, multi-color printed coupons, advertising supplements, inserts and mail wraps.

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(Growth capital of entrepreneur led business, October 2004)

Milwaukee Composites designs and manufactures lightweight, durable passenger car flooring used in the mass transit industry with applications in other niche markets utilizing a patented and proprietary phenolic composite material.

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(Buyout of entrepreneur led business, December 2012).

Sussek Machine Company is a global manufacturer of machined components and assemblies made tocustomer specifications for large, global OEM's primarily located in the U.S. Industries served include agriculture, recreation, and with the

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(Buyout of entrepreneur led business, March 2005)

Waukesha Metal Products provides custom-designed, high quality precision metal stamping and fabrication, component assembly and tool and die manufacturing for the automotive, appliance, electrical, lawn and garden and aerospace industries.

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PAX Holdings is a provider of specialty packaging products and services, and is comprised of the following four business units:

Cardinal Packaging Products

(Recapitalization of management owned business, June 2007)

Cardinal Pack distributes packaging products for industrial and retail customers. Cardinal provides full, turn-key solutions including custom packaging design and development.

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Shamrock Scientific Specialty Systems

(Buyout of entrepreneur led business, April 2015)

Founded in Bellwood, IL in 1969, Shamrock Scientific Specialty Systems is a leading short and long run converter and flexographic printer of pressure sensitive labels used in healthcare and research settings.  The Company gained a reputation as a provider of communication solutions to the healthcare community and developed many pressure sensitive labels used in hospitals today.

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Drug Package

(Buyout of entrepreneur led business, April 2015)

Founded in 1881, Drug Package manufactures and supplies prescription and pharmacy labels, medication blister cards, printed pharmacy bags and other supplies to retail pharmacies in the US.  Headquartered in O'Fallon, MO, the Company has earned a strong reputation as a provider of high quality products and excellent customer service.

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Pioneer Packaging

(Buyout of entrepreneur led business, December 2015)

Originally founded in 1976 in Southern California, Pioneer distributes custom-designed packaging solutions for the food, industrial, moving and storage industries. With a reputation for great service and innovative solutions, this Naperville, IL based company is highly regarded in the Midwest as the go-to source for packaging solutions since 1997.

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(Recapitalization of entrepreneur owned business, October 2012)

CM Global is a leading designer and marketer of a wide range of temporary and permanent promotional products on both a licensed and non-licensed basis in addition to a variety of business related signage products utilizing LED technology.

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Past Portfolio Companies

Midwest Stainless Process Systems, LLC (Buyout of entrepreneuer led business)
Acquired June 2003, Exited March 2006
Buyer Type: Private Investor

Milwaukee Sign Company, LLC (Recapitalization of family business)
Acquired April 2004, Exited December 2009
Buyer Type: Portfolio Company of Private Equity Group

Nekoosa Coated Products, LLC (Buyout of division of publicly traded company)
Acquired June 2005, Exited October 2012
Buyer Type: Private Equity Group

Sharp Packaging Systems, LLC (Buyout of entrepreneuer led business)
Acquired April 2006, Exited June 2010
Buyer Type: Family Office

Superior Health Linens, LLC (Buyout of entrepreneur led business)
Acquired December 2007, Exited September 2016
Buyer Type: Portfolio Company of Private Equity Group