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  1. Founders Advises BACE, LLC in Acquisition by Komar Industries

    Birmingham, AL (Dec. 2, 2021) – Founders Advisors is pleased to announce that BACE, LLC (BACE) a leading equipment manufacturer, technology innovator and national service provider for balers, stationary compactors, and self-contained compactors in the waste and recycling industry, has been acquired by Komar Industries (“Komar”), a leading designer and manufacturer of industrial waste and…

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  2. Founders Advises T-Tek Material Handling in Acquisition by Holleway Capital Partners

    Birmingham, AL (November 11, 2021) – Founders is pleased to announce that T-TEK Material Handling has been acquired by Holleway Capital Partners, a St. Louis-based private equity firm focused on investments in manufacturers and distributors of industrial products. T-TEK Material Handling was exclusively advised by principals of Founders Advisors. T-TEK Material Handling, based in Montgomery,…

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  3. 2 Misconceptions About Selling Industrial Technology Companies

    By Gene Bazemore and Kendrick VinarThis article was originally published on ControlDesign.com. Many owners of industrial technology companies who want to sell their businesses have misconceptions around the deal process. These misconceptions set them up for disappointment and can even kill the deal. The first misconception we often see relates to confusion around how purchase…

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  4. Founders’ Industrial Technology Market Update

    In this edition of Founders’ Industrial Technology Newsletter, we focus our attention on the non-destructive testing (NDT) market, an attractive subsector of the broader test and measurement industry.​​​​​​​ We identify the key NDT market participants, highlight relevant end markets, define various testing techniques, comment on the NDT growth trajectory, and recap recent transaction activity in…

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  5. Process Automation: The M&A Landscape in 2021

    Podcast originally recorded on the Controlled Amplified Podcast in August 2021. As in other industrial sectors, the past 30 years have seen substantial consolidation among suppliers serving the process automation marketplace. Indeed, the last burst of entrepreneurial spirit seemed to have left the market when the late 1990s dot-com bubble burst. Today, of the top…

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  6. Founders’ Industrial Technology Market Update

    In this edition of Founders’ Industrial Technology Newsletter, we focus our attention on the growing flow control market, including the flow handling, flow management, and specialty equipment sectors of the industry. Major flow control market participants see cause for increased optimism and accelerated growth as the Coronavirus continues to wane in 2021. With over a…

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