We Love Niche Manufacturing

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“…if you want to make a bet on American industrial strength, find a company that makes weird stuff in small volumes.” This is a good definition of niche manufacturing, succinctly stated by William Baldwin, contributor to Forbes Magazine, in an article last year in Forbes. At Ironwood Capital, a middle market mezzanine and minority equity […]

About Alex Levental

Alex is a managing director at Ironwood Capital. His primary responsibilities include deal origination, structuring and execution, industry research and portfolio management.

P2 Science, Ironwood Capital Connecticut Portfolio Company, Opens Green Chemistry Plant in Naugatuck

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REPRINTED from Global Cosmetic Industry, September 13, 2018 Biorenewable chemistry company P2 Science Inc. has celebrated the opening of its latest Naugatuck, Connecticut facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. With commercial production starting in October, the green chemistry advanced manufacturing plant will focus on creating renewable intermediates and ingredients for the fragrances, flavors and cosmetics industry. […]

Ironwood Capital Announces Investment in Capewell Aerial Systems, LLC

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, September 20, 2018 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce an investment in niche manufacturer Capewell Aerial Systems, LLC (“Capewell”). Headquartered in South Windsor, Connecticut, Capewell designs and manufactures tactical, parachute and aerial delivery products. Founded in 1881, Capewell has been in business for over 130 years. “Over the past several years, Capewell […]