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Coldwater Veneer, Inc.

Coldwater Veneer, Inc.

Investment Date: August 31, 2015

Exit Date: March 9, 2018

Business Description:

Coldwater is a manufacturer of specialty hardwood veneer for the global marketplace including end markets such as building products, furniture, home furnishings and automotive markets. The Company's products are manufactured to industry specifications using a variety of hardwood species.  Coldwater is based in Coldwater, Michigan with an additional manufacturing facility in West Point, Virginia and a warehousing and distribution facility in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

Investment Approach / Accomplishments:

Provide support to existing management team

Create fundamental improvement in operating performance:

  • Expand sales organization and broaden customer base
  • Execute upon operational changes that will improve efficiency, logistics and safety
  • Reduce working capital requirements
  • Capitalize on identified growth opportunities