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


Travis Enterprises, Inc.
has been acquired by

Harbert Private Equity Fund II, LLC

TNT Crane & Rigging
has been acquired by

Mezzanine Management

Atlantic Wood Industries, Inc.
has acquired

Martin Piling and Lumber Company

Kreiter Geartech
has been acquired by

National Oilwell Varco

Western International Gas & Cylinders, Inc.
has acquired

BTU Gases, LLC

Quality Concrete & Materials Co., Ltd.
has been acquired by

Knife River Corporation

Valve Systems & Controls, LP
has been acquired by

Curtiss Wright Flow Control Corporation

Seaboard International
has completed a majority recapitalization with

Industrial Growth Partners

Dan-Loc Bolt & Gasket
has been acquired by

Laud Collier & Company, LLC

AltairStrickland Group, Inc.
has sold an interest to

ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC

MODEC, Inc.
has acquired

FMC Technologies Floating Systems, Inc.

Hendee Enterprises, Inc
has completed a majority recapitalization with

Milestone Venture Group, Inc.

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