Webster Industries

Company Overview

Designer and manufacturer of engineered class chain, engineered class sprockets, and vibratory equipment for material handling and power transmission applications across diverse industrial end markets.

Investment Status

Seeking add-on acquisitions to expand product offerings, enter new end markets, and add new customers.

Transaction Overview

Recapitalization of the company. The management team invested in the transaction.

Investment Thesis
  • Leading manufacturer of critical components for broader material handling and power transmission systems that are specifically designed for customers’ most demanding applications, driving consistent MRO and aftermarket demand across all product categories
  • Domestic, diverse, and vertically integrated manufacturing capabilities differentiate Webster on quality, service, lead times, and customization capabilities against competitors
  • Opportunity to increase capacity and optimize the existing operations by investing in facility upgrades and manufacturing process improvements
  • Develop new products and services to address customer pain points in the material handling and power transmission markets
  • Enter new end markets and further penetrate existing underserved end markets
  • Enhance the existing go-to-market strategy to win new customers and increase brand awareness
  • Pursue strategic add-on acquisitions that present opportunities to increase market share, add complementary product categories, and provide access to new customers or end markets
MPE Partners Contacts: Constantine Elefter, Karen Tuleta and Lukas Sontich
Tiffin, OH
High-Value Manufacturing
Transaction Type:
Leveraged Recapitalization
Investment Year:
MPE Partners IV, L.P.