Firm Overview

Collaboration is at our CORE

CORE Industrial Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on North American lower middle market manufacturing, industrial technology, and industrial service businesses. Our mission is to create long-term value and real, measurable results for our partners.

Our highly experienced team of former CEOs and investment professionals seamlessly integrate operational & financial expertise. We believe this collaboration enables us to build best-in-class businesses and create long-term relationships with our partners.

The partners of the firm have been 15-time CEOs and/or Presidents of manufacturing, industrial technology, and industrial services businesses

Team members have completed 65+ transactions in industrial businesses over their respective careers, representing over $3.0 billion in enterprise value

We have experience across multiple economic cycles, capital structures, and key verticals covering most sectors of the manufacturing and industrial base

Clear values, clear decisions

Collaboration

Work together.

Foster a positive and team-oriented meritocratic culture.

Outperformance

Be relentless.

Strive to deliver the best results for all of our partners and constituents.

Respect

Embrace transparency.

Continue to be thoughtful and humble in everything we do.

Ethics

Pursue integrity.

Maintain the highest level of honesty, courage, and moral standards.

Strategic differentiation

We combine deep investment experience with operational expertise to implement the right business solutions in our goal to deliver long-term value.

We designed the CORE Operating Playbook with the goal of building best-in-class companies and creating lasting results.

Extensive Operating & Investment Experience

Our partners have over 100 years of combined operating and investment experience across the manufacturing and industrials landscape.

Operationally-Driven Team

The CORE team is comprised of highly experienced investment professionals and former CEOs.

Bringing Fortune 500 Expertise to the Lower Middle Market

We bring a unique, well-defined Operating Playbook developed through 20+ years of leading and operating Fortune 500 companies to the lower middle market.

Experienced
Team

The talent of our people is at the CORE of everything we do. We believe our team members represent some of the most experienced and brightest minds in the industry. Get to know our team.