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The Latest on Spell Capital’s Private Equity Investments
Minneapolis, MN – March 2012. Spell Capital has announced that it has sold its portfolio company, LAI International, Inc. in a transaction that returned over 7.0 times our investment. Spell acquired LAI in June of 2005 and during the 6½ years of Spell’s ownership, Spell consummated two add on acquisitions and grew the company from $16.0 million in sales to $44.0 million in sales. LAI was the last...
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LAI InternationalLAI International, Inc. is a leading contract manufacturer of make-complete precision-engineered components and assemblies for aerospace, power generation, defense, medical and other advanced technology industries. The companyʼs technology, engineering and manufacturing solutions are used to build components for airframes,aircraft engines, power generators, defense systems, medical devices and other industrial applications. LAI has developed strategic relationships with leading global OEMs and operates five U.S. manufacturing facilities,...
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Norshield Security Products is the industry leader in attack protection systems providing the most comprehensive security product offering in the industry. Norshield products include steel and aluminum blastresistant, bullet-resistant, and attack-resistant doors, windows, and guard enclosures. Additionally, Norshield offers perimeter security systems including fencing and vehicle barrier systems to protect against vehicleintrusion at secure facilities. Providing detailed specifications and engineering drawings, Norshield is the source for architects and contractors for securing ingress, egress, and...
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Pacific Press Technologies (PPT) is a diversified capital goods manufacturer. PPT!s Brown Machine is the largest North American and third largest worldwide manufacturer of continuous and cut-sheet thermoforming machines. Pacific Press Technologies is the largest NorthAmerican manufacturer of hydraulic presses, press brakes and shears. By adding Kason, PPT expands the scope of its capital goods offerings. Website: www.pacific-press.com/PPT/ Kason is a manufacturer of screening and processing equipment for bulk solid materials and slurries including...
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ProtogenicProtogenic is a rapid prototyping manufacturer located in Denver, CO. Founded in 1989, Protogenic has accumulated extensive experience serving the medical, electronics and consumer products industries. Its primary capabilities include stereolithography, cast polyurethane, silicone RTV molding, polyjet and laser sintering. Spectrum Plastics GroupSpectrum Plastics Group (formerly Midwest Plastic Components) is a contract manufacturer of injection molded plastic components and provides several rapid prototyping methods to a wide customer base. The...
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