Specialty Manufacturing & Chemicals

Specialty Manufacturing & Chemicals

Carleton McKenna & Co. has significant experience advising companies across the manufacturing sector, specifically with those having niche or specialty capabilities. With prior experience as business owners, managers, seasoned investors and board members for manufacturing-focused businesses, our professionals have first-hand experience with the multi-layered, complex and often stressful situations businesses face when considering and executing a transition. This allows us to navigate evolving market dynamics and understand the intricacies of relationships with prospective strategic buyers.

We also have strong relationships with regional industry players, and understand the practical realities of company operations, including: capacity limitations and optimization, supply chain relationships, and industry-standard accounting methods, among other operational factors. We have worked with manufacturing, service, and distribution businesses along the manufacturing value chain – including lower tier, OEM and aftermarket businesses within the following major end markets:

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Auto Parts & Equipment
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Industrials, Metals & Machinery
  • Specialty Materials (plastics, chemicals, coatings)

Our Specialty Manufacturing & Chemicals Professionals:

Paul H. Carleton
Managing Partner
T: 216.523.1962; C: 216.272.3373

Chris J. McKenna
Manager Partner
T: 216.523.1962; C: 216.272.3373

Nora T. Mahoney
Vice President & Counsel
T: 216.523.1962; C: 440.521.4853

Brooke A. Hradisky
Vice President
T: 216.523.1962; C: 330.348.3640

Operating Advisors:

John McCann

Bob Mlakar

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