Current Portfolio Companies

JR Automation TechnologiesJR Automation Technologies Greenville South Carolina Holland Michigan is headquartered in Holland, Michigan with a satellite location in Greenville, South Carolina. The Company is known as a leading special machine company in the Midwest. JR designs and builds lean manufacturing system, heatstaking, metal welding, assembly, testing, fabric wrapping, material handling, and robotic welding and assembly solutions. Their customers include the world's leading automotive, consumer goods, pharmaceutical, food processing, alternative energy and office furniture companies.

Dane SystemsDane Systems Stevensville Michigan is headquartered in Stevensville, Michigan. The Company engineers, designs and manufactures a variety of custom automation machines and systems using innovative ideas that provide cost-effective solutions for its customers. Industries served by Dane Systems include the automotive, appliance, electronics, battery/stored power, medical and consumer products industries.

Competition EngineeringCompetition Engineering Marne Michigan is headquartered in Marne, Michigan. The Company focuses on engineering, designing and building progressive and line dies for the automotive and appliance industry. Competition is an industry leader in building dies that form high strength low-alloys and stainless steel. Competition also offers CNC machining, wire EDM services to its customers.

Datum IndustriesDatum Industries Grand Rapids Michigan is headquartered Grand Rapids, Michigan with two build facilities. The Company engineers, designs and manufactures medium to large line dies, transfer dies, and progressive dies for the automotive industry. With many tryout presses ranging from 250 ton to 1,500 ton, Datum is capable of managing multiple large tooling packages simultaneously.

Parkway Electric & CommunicationsParkway Electric & Communications Greeley Colorado Holland Michigan is headquartered in Holland, Michigan with satellite locations in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Greeley, Colorado. The Company provides a full range of electrical contracting and communications services to its customers. Parkway's reputation as a premier industrial electrical contractor has consistently been maintained throughout its history. The Communications group focuses on developing customized communications packages, including improving local computer networks, voice based client solutions, cabling infrastructure, fire alarms, and
security systems. Parkway also supplies audio visual, telephone systems, unified
messaging, and Voice over the Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems.

MonroeMonroe Songjiang China Grand Rapids Michigan is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan with manufacturing facilities there as well as a manufacturing facility in Songjiang, China. The Company is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of precision injected molded parts and components. Monroe has been making automotive gauge pointers for more than thirty years. Overall, Monroe molds, decorates and assembles over millions and millions of gauge pointers each year and enjoys a leading share of the world's gauge pointer market.

Praxis Packaging SolutionsPraxis Packaging Solutions Columbus Ohio Grand Rapids Michigan is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan with an additional production facility in Columbus, Ohio. The Company has provided time and quality sensitive packaging solutions to its customers for nearly 20 years. Praxis serves customers in the pharmaceutical, food and beverage, cosmetics, consumer packaged goods, promotional and media industries.

AscomAscom Grand Rapids Michigan is based located in Holland, Michigan. The Company has been at the leading edge of electronic communications for over 25 years. Ascom services churches, schools, auditoriums and conference facilities, offices, hospitals and factories. ASCOM has a long and successful history of matching problems with solutions.

Hearing Loop SystemsHearing Loop Systems Grand Rapids Michigan is based in Holland, Michigan. This organization is the nation’s leader in the engineering, design and installations of inductive loops to assist those that are hearing impaired. Hearing Loop System's dedication to quality is unmatched. With the popularity and awareness of “loops” on the rise, they are developing a network of certified installation companies across the United States. Notable projects include Michigan State University’s Breslin Center and the Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo & South Bend Airports.

CNC Precision MachiningCNC Precision Machining Comstock Park Michigan is headquartered in Comstock Park, Michigan. The Company provides milling, turning, grinding, assembly, and coordinate measuring for its customers. CNC Precision offers in-house design support, prototyping, production and assembly of custom parts and systems manufactured for the medical, automotive, military/defense, aerospace, and electronics industries.

Past Investment

American Litho was acquired in 1985 as the first portfolio company of Huizenga Group. In 2005, American Litho was purchased by a strategic buyer. It continues to be a manufacturer of ecologically safe printing plates, prepress chemistries, and plate processors for the U.S. & International newspaper industries.