Industrial & Manufacturing

Once the cornerstone of the U.S. economy, the industrial/manufacturing sector has continued to evolve. Having achieved new heights of operational intelligence and efficiency, it’s a model worthy of global emulation. GulfStar has in-depth expertise conducting transactions on behalf of industrial and manufacturing clients, exceeding expectations through uncommon insights. 

Sub-industries include

  • Building Products
  • Construction Materials
  • Environmental and Recycling
  • Equipment Rental and Leasing
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Packaging
  • Product Distribution
  • Specialty Manufacturing
  • Steel Service and Fabrication
  • Valve and Flow Control


Metals Supply Co., Ltd.
has been acquired by

Platinum Equity

Cap-Tex Waste Service
has been acquired by

SouthWaste Services, Inc.

Azura Energy Systems Inc.
has issued common equity

$7,100,000

Climax Portable Machine Tools, Inc.
has been acquired by

Horizon Partners, Ltd.

Friedman Industries, Inc.
has repurchased common stock

Financial Advisory

Warren Alloy Valve & Fitting Company, L.P.
has been acquired by

Capstreet Group, Warren Alloy Management

Alsay Holdings, Inc.
has been acquired by

Independent Bankers Capital Fund, L.P.

Cornerstone Products, Inc.
has completed a private placement

$15,000,000

Bray International, Inc.
has issued senior subordinated notes

$10,000,000

Modular Environmental Technologies
has been acquired by

U.S. Filter

Goodman Manufacturing
has received

Financial Advisory

Sovereign Business Forms, Inc.
has received

Financial Advisory

Sovereign Business Forms, Inc.
has secured senior debt financing

$13,354,000

Duratherm, Inc.
has been acquired by

GTS Duratek, Inc.

Duratherm, Inc.
has completed an acquisition and working capital financing

$7,000,000

Plassein Packaging Corp.
has acquired

Key Packaging Industries, NorBaker, Marshall Plastic Film, Plastical Industries, Transamerican Plastics

Modular Environmental Technologies
has completed a private placement

$18,000,000

Maintenance Engineering Corp.
has been acquired by

MECO, Inc., Albritton Acquisition

rePipe, Inc.
has completed an acquisition and working capital financing

$62,500,000

Allen-Stuart Equipment Co., Inc.
has been acquired by

Gardner Denver

Plassein Packaging Corp.
has acquired

Rex International Inc.