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


Vernon Tool Company, Ltd.
has been acquired by

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc

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