Our Partner Companies
Global Parts Distributors
Gila
KMCO
Optimation 
CHEM Group
Precision Hydraulic Cylinders 
GC Services
Richardson Molding
US Med-Equip
K-Tec Earthmovers
OTR Wheel Engineering
Our Partner Companies

OUR HISTORY OF PARTNERSHIP

ORG has invested over $400 million of equity in our Partner Companies. We’re proud of the management teams we have partnered with to accelerate the growth of their businesses.

To view information about our Partner Companies, please use the menu on the left.

Global Parts Distributors

Location: Macon, GA
Founded: 1974
Industry: Distribution 
Number of Employees: 60

 

We partnered with the GPD management team in 2009 to acquire a majority interest in this national distributor of automotive aftermarket air-conditioner parts.

Key Initiatives:

  • Provided significant ownership to key management
  • Introduced the company to its largest customer
  • Relocated and upgraded the company’s largest facility (using that opportunity to optimize the facility lay-out and processes)
  • Invested in technology infrastructure with a new ERP system
  • Acquired a significant competitor with a complementary product line

In 2012, the company was merged with Omega Environmental Technologies to create the second largest distributor of automotive aftermarket air-conditioner parts globally.

Gila

Location: Austin, TX 
Founded: 1971
Industry: Business Services
Number of Employees: 300

 

We partnered with the Gila management team in 2010 to acquire a majority interest in this leading accounts receivables management and business process outsourcing firm.

Key Initiatives:

  • Provided significant ownership to key management
  • Relocated the company to a new, state-of-the-art facility
  • Invested in a new cloud-based technology platform to better serve customers

Gila was sold to the Navient Corporation in 2014.

KMCO

Location: Houston, TX
Founded: 1979
Industry: Specialty Chemicals 
Number of Employees: 102

 

We acquired a majority interest in this specialty chemicals manufacturer in 2012, enabling the founder to partially exit the business.

Key Initiatives:

  • Provided ownership to key management
  • Invested in augmenting the management team
  • Increased the scope of the sales organization
  • Assisted the transition from the original founder
  • Doubled the capital expenditure budget to create long-term value and improve the facilities.
Optimation 

Location: Rochester, NY
Founded: 1985
Industry: Engineering Services
Number of Employees: 200

 

We acquired a majority interest in this industrial engineering services company in 2012, creating liquidity for an existing Employee Stock Ownership Plan and helping the founder to partially exit the business.

Key Initiatives:

  • Provided significant ownership to key management
  • Expanded the sales force
  • Capitalized the business to effectively position the company for acquisitions
  • Utilized our Industry Group to make introductions to new customers
CHEM Group

 

Location: Evansville, IN
Founded: 1979
Industry: Specialty Chemicals
Number of Employees: 106

 

We acquired a majority interest in the specialty chemicals recycler in 2013, partnering with an active co-founder of the business to help his non-active co-founder exit the business.

Key Initiatives:

  • Provided significant ownership to key management
  • Expanded investment in capital expenditures to increase manufacturing capacity
  • Introduced the company to new customers through our industry involvement
  • Utilized a very conservative balance sheet to allow for acquisitions
  • Created a President role to assist the founder in growing the organization
Precision Hydraulic Cylinders 

Location: Wilmington, NC
Founded: 1997
Industry: 
Manufacturing 
Number of Employees:
100

 

We partnered with the management team in 2014 to acquire a majority interest in this hydraulic cylinder manufacturer.

Key Initiatives:

  • Provided significant ownership to key management
  • Consolidated two nearby facilities
  • Expanded annual capital expenditures to improve efficiency and product offerings
  • Added an industry veteran to the Board of Directors. 

PHC was sold to Leggett & Platt in 2018.

GC Services

Location: Houston, TX
Founded:
1957
Industry:
Business Services 
Number of Employees:
7,000

 

We partnered with the management team in 2015 to acquire a majority interest in the accounts receivables management and business process outsourcing firm.

Key Initiatives:

  • Provided significant ownership to key management
  • Assisted the company in developing new financing relationships
  • Introduced the company to multiple new customer opportunities
Richardson Molding

Location: Columbus, IN
Founded:
2001
Industry:
Manufacturing 
Number of Employees:
400

 

In 2017, we partnered with the management team to acquire a majority interest in this leading manufacturer of proprietary and custom injection-molded products, primarily serving the industrial lead acid battery market.

Key Initiatives:

  • Provided significant ownership to key management
  • Assisted the company in developing new financing relationships
  • Evaluated potential strategic relationships
  • Invested in the company’s sales force to expand new customer opportunities
  • Merged with a significant competitor with complementary product offerings
US Med-Equip

Location: Houston, TX
Founded:
2001
Industry:
Healthcare Services 
Number of Employees:
270

 

We partnered with the company founders in 2017 to acquire a majority interest in the medical equipment rental business.

Key Initiatives:

  • Expanded the management team’s ownership of the company
  • Assisted the company in developing new financing relationships
  • Providing capital for the company’s national expansion while supporting US Med-Equip’s industry-leading culture (increased branch count from 20 to 31 since investment)
  • Acquired a competitor to expand geographical footprint
  • Hired Director of IT and CFO to augment the management team
K-Tec Earthmovers

Location: Rosenort, Manitoba
Founded:
2000
Industry:
Manufacturing 
Number of Employees:
120

 

We partnered with the company founders and management team in 2018 to acquire a majority interest in the global manufacturer of earthmoving equipment.

Key Initiatives:

  • Provided significant ownership to the Company’s management team
  • Assisted the company in developing new financing relationships
  • Assisting the Company with investments in the manufacturing facility and sales force to support an aggressive geographic and product expansion strategy
  • Made investments in technology and ERP systems
OTR Wheel Engineering

Location: Rome, GA
Founded:
1987
Industry:
Manufacturing 
Number of Employees:
925

 

We partnered with the company’s founder and management team in 2019 to acquire a majority interest in this global provider of specialized off-the-road tires, wheels, mounted tire and wheel assemblies and rubber tracks.

  • Provided significant ownership to company’s management team
  • Hired Global Head of IT and VP of Finance
  • Assisting with full integration of global operations

OUR HISTORY OF PARTNERSHIP

ORG has invested over $300 million of equity in our Partner Companies. We’re proud of the management teams we have partnered with to accelerate the growth of their businesses.

To view our Partner Companies, please use the menu on the left.