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Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners, together with management, has recapitalized Signal Control Products, LLC (“Signal Control Products” or “SCP”). Signal Control Products is a leading value-added distributor and solutions provider of signal control equipment used to manage the intersections and roadways of today while building safer, faster and more efficient signal control systems for tomorrow’s integrated traffic mobility. Its full suite of curated traffic control and monitoring solutions serve electrical contractors, municipalities, counties and state departments of transportation.

“We are thrilled to partner with Signal Control and the opportunity to build upon the company’s outstanding reputation in the marketplace,” said Christian Lund, Partner at Hamilton Robinson. “The company’s one-stop value proposition is unique in the industry and its long-term customer relationships are a testament to their value-added approach to serving this exciting niche market.”

“Our new partnership with Hamilton Robinson will provide us with capital and resources to better serve our customers as we enter our company’s next phase of growth,” stated John Bolt, CEO of SCP. “Their experience and track record in partnering with family-owned businesses is a perfect fit to help us expand our capabilities, while preserving our unique culture at Signal Control Products.”

Jim Parmelee, Managing Director at Hamilton Robinson added, “Our partnership with Signal Control Products is consistent with HRCP’s focus on investing in businesses with proven management teams, leadership positions in their served markets and the opportunity to grow through further investment and resources. SCP is poised to benefit from increased public spending on aging U.S. transportation infrastructure.”

Finn Dixon & Herling LLP and Crowe LLP provided legal and accounting advisory services to Hamilton Robinson, respectively. Janney Montgomery was Signal Control Product’s exclusive representative in the transaction, with legal service provided by Stevens & Lee.

ABOUT SIGNAL CONTROL PRODUCTS
Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Branchburg, New Jersey, Signal Control is a leading exclusive value-added distributor and solutions provider of intersection and roadway signaling, monitoring and traffic control systems serving America’s busiest roads and highways.

Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners, together with management, has recapitalized WorkforceQA, a leading tech-enabled Third-Party Administrator (TPA) of employee compliance solutions focused on regulated and safety-sensitive industries. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, the company serves many of the largest trucking, airline, logistics and rail companies in the U.S. assisting them in managing their entire employee screening programs including drug and alcohol testing, physical examinations, background checks and training and compliance.

Jim Parmelee, Managing Director at Hamilton Robinson stated, “We are thrilled to partner with the WorkforceQA team as the company increases its investments in people and technology to provide enhanced value to customers. Our experience in working with tech-enabled service businesses and our additional resources will enable WorkforceQA to rapidly expand its portfolio of employee screening services and solutions. A shared vision and core values underpin our partnership with the WorkforceQA team.”

“Our partnership with Hamilton Robinson highlights our commitment to our employees, customers and industry partners. This partnership will allow us to scale our business more quickly while increasing our re-investment in the industry leading service and quality that WorkforceQA is known for. I remain a significant investor in the company and I am pleased that many members of the senior management team have joined me as shareholders,” stated Eric Quilter, CEO of WorkforceQA.

“Our investment in WorkforceQA is consistent with Hamilton Robinson’s focus on partnering with industry leaders that provide tech-enabled, regulatory driven business services. The current management team will continue to run the company as we provide additional capital to invest in its team and growth plans. We are particularly excited about the opportunity to accelerate WorkforceQA’s acquisition strategy to broaden its services and provide more depth and bench strength,” stated Adam Fitzner, Managing Director at Hamilton Robinson.

Finn Dixon & Herling LLP and Crowe LLP provided legal and accounting advisory services to Hamilton Robinson, respectively. Citizen’s M&A Advisory was WorkForceQA’s exclusive representative in the transaction, with legal service provided by Michael Best & Friedrich LLP.

ABOUT WORKFORCEQA

At WorkforceQA the keyword is partnership. We strive to be a partner of choice to each client – building relationships, cultivating trust, and providing the most transparent and effective service possible. From pre-employment tests to random management, and 24/7 post-accident support, we have the team and resources in place to help you manage your entire employee screening program.

Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners, together with management, has recapitalized Zone 4, a leader in the installation of automated storage and retrieval systems, advanced material handling and rack storage systems servicing the retail, e-commerce, logistics, and grocery sectors nationwide. Headquartered in Orange, CA, the company’s core base of blue-chip customers leads the world in automated warehouse logistics.

Adam Fitzner, Managing Director at Hamilton Robinson stated, “We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to partner with the Zone 4 team who are leaders in this dynamic, high-growth industry. Our experience with automation and our additional resources will provide the team with support to continue offering the highest levels of quality and service, and accelerate their plans for rapid organic growth.”

“We are excited to have found a partner that aligns so closely with Zone 4’s values, company culture, and vision for the future. With Hamilton Robinson’s leadership and resources, we will be able to scale faster, build capacity and expand our portfolio of services to help our current and future customers compete in the growing autonomous robotics industry,” stated Steve Martinez, CEO of Zone 4.

“Zone 4 is consistent with the Hamilton Robinson investment theme for technical industrial services. We are excited about the opportunity to execute on an aggressive acquisition strategy that will help the team to broaden their capabilities into new segments, as well as provide more depth and bench strength. The current management team will continue to run the business and we have added a number of other key Zone 4 managers into the ownership group going forward,” stated Brandon Richter, Partner at Hamilton Robinson.

Finn Dixon & Herling LLP and Crowe LLP provided legal and accounting advisory services to Hamilton Robinson, respectively.

ABOUT ZONE 4

Zone 4 is a leader in the installation of automated storage and retrieval systems, advanced material handling and rack storage systems servicing the retail, e-commerce, logistics, and grocery sectors nationwide. Delivering unparalleled expertise implementing automated storage/retrieval systems (AS/RS), multi-shuttle, and mini-load systems in the rapidly expanding e-commerce and food delivery markets.

Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners’ portfolio company, American Roller, has expanded its service to the Northeast and Canada with the acquisition of Northern Roller. Northern Roller, located in Mississauga, Canada, is a rubber roller facility that will expand the company’s integrated network of pickup and delivery capabilities unmatched in the industry.

Northern Roller, led by Ron Zawacki and his team, bring extensive knowledge of the industry and will become part of the American Roller global product management team. “American Roller remains the only one-stop shop in the industry with core, coverings and coatings in-house enabling us to drive solutions of value as opposed to selling unit price rollers. Ron and his team coming into our network of facilities and being part of our global product management team adds to our unmatched depth in the industry,” says Dan Cahalane, President & CEO of American Roller.

Adam Fitzner, Managing Director at Hamilton Robinson stated, “We are very excited about the addition of Northern Roller, the first of several acquisitions we plan to make. Northern is led by a strong team that fits well culturally with American Roller. The business provides us with improved ability to service several new regions and allows us to cross-sell multiple new offerings there.”

ABOUT AMERICAN ROLLER

American Roller Company is an industry leading provider of engineered services and industrial rollers including rubber and urethane coverings, plasma coatings, and core fabrication. Founded in 1938 and based in Union Grove, WI. American Roller has multiple facilities spread throughout the United States and a facility in China. Operating under the American Roller, Plasma Coatings, and C.R.E.W. brand names, American Roller is committed to providing its valued customers ever-improving products, services, and performance.