Preferred Compounding Corp. (“Preferred” preferredperforms.com) is a leading provider of highly-engineered, high-performance elastomeric compounds. Founded in 1973, the Company provides turn-key compounding services to rubber component manufacturers in a diverse range of end markets, including construction, consumer, energy, infrastructure, medical and transportation. Watermill Group (www.watermill.com) is a private investment group which acquires North American-based middle-market companies, primarily focusing on the manufacturing, distribution and service industries.
Wingate Partners (www.wingatepartners.com) is a private equity firm focused on control investments in manufacturing, distribution and service businesses with sales between $50 million and $250 million. Wingate specializes in partnering with management in companies facing an industry transition.