What We Do

Sector specialists in manufacturing, industrial technology, and industrial services

We are a team of highly experienced investors and operators committed to growing manufacturing and industrials businesses. Our goal is to partner with owners and management teams to identify opportunities where our capital and experience can accelerate growth. CORE helps develop growth strategies, optimize operations, and source both tuck-in and transformational add-on acquisitions.

CORE Industrial Partners invests exclusively in manufacturing, industrial technology, and industrial services companies in North America that meet the below criteria.


Industrial Technology

Industrial Services

Transaction Types

Family Succession

Leveraged Buyout

Growth Capital

Management Buyout




Up to $25 million


Up to $200 million


Up to $100 million (additional equity available as needed)

Transaction Type

Majority Control


North America (international add-ons)

Differentiated Operating Playbook

CORE Industrial Partners is a private equity firm with over $1.58 billion of capital commitments investing exclusively in lower middle market manufacturing, industrial technology, and industrial service companies. We believe we go beyond the traditional private equity model by not only investing capital, but also utilizing our differentiated experience to help build great companies. CORE’s well-defined Operating Playbook and our industry connections from over 100 years of collective experience allow us to partner with business owners and management teams to take strong businesses to the next level.

CORE’s Operating Playbook helps businesses evaluate improvement opportunities across four key pillars:

Growth & Revenue Generation

We seek to grow companies organically with new go-to-market strategies and investments in personnel and processes while driving inorganic growth through accretive add-on acquisitions.

Lean & Operational Optimization

We implement lean manufacturing principles and optimize operations with the goal of creating leading supply chain management processes.


We partner with leading companies across a broad range of end markets that we believe possess compelling growth potential. By working together, we seek to build best-in-class businesses that become market leaders.

Industrial Leadership

Our experienced former CEOs and investment professionals have experience across most manufacturing and industrial verticals in North America.


CORE is proud to partner with a variety of great companies that we believe have significant growth potential. By working together, we seek to build stronger businesses and lasting value.