R&D Enterprises, founded in 1974, is an original equipment manufacturer of highly-engineered heat exchange and cooling products serving the off-road, marine, on-highway and industrial end markets. Based in Plymouth, Michigan, R&D Enterprises’
R&D Enterprises is Resilience Capital Partners’ first add-on acquisition by its Thermal Solutions Manufacturing investment platform, which it acquired in February 2012. Thermal Solutions Manufacturing is an aftermarket manufacturer of heavy duty and light truck heat exchange products serving the off-road, on-highway and industrial end markets through its 25 distribution locations in North and Central America.
“It was a pleasure working with the management team at R&D Enterprises. It was clear from early on in the process that the team at Resilience were true professionals and that R&D Enterprises and Thermal Solutions were a very good fit,” said Bob Contaldo, Managing Director & Principal, CFA Chicago.
Established in 2001, Resilience Capital Partners is a leading private equity firm headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Since its inception, Resilience Capital Partners has invested in 24 companies under 18 platforms, together representing over $2 billion in revenues and over 5,000 employees. Resilience Capital Partners manages multiple private equity funds with capital under management in excess of $320 million.
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