A founder and owner managed business
Since 1998

Learn about the company

Schmidt designs, builds and implements marking systems for manufacturing companies throughout North America. The company is at the forefront of innovative marking technology and has a comprehensive range of marking systems that provide permanent identification and traceability for any part. Schmidt is based in Niles, Illinois

The Situation

We partnered with Schmidt’s key employees to purchase the company from absentee owners who were seeking liquidity.

The Outcome

Schmidt recently celebrated its 125th birthday. Under our ownership, Schmidt has completed an acquisition and introduced new products.

How We Can Help Your Small Company

Ownership Transition

When the time comes you’ll want a partner with unmatched experience.
An Ownership Transition Support Story…

Management Succession

Succession is hard, getting it right is critical for a successful outcome.
A Management Succession Support Story…

Growth Support

More than just capital, a strategic partner for what lies ahead.
A Growth Support Story…