Portfolio Inspire Automation

Invested: November 2015
Located: Indianapolis, IN
Category: Automation & Productivity

Just in time for the holidays….
Hamilton Robinson Boxes Up a Package Deal!

Stamford, CT – November 19, 2015

Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners (HRCP), together with management and co-investors, have formed a new company, Inspire Automation, that combines the businesses of Systec Corporation and Automatan LLC. Systec engineers and manufactures some of the most technologically advanced conveying and material handling equipment for the corrugated box industry. Automatan designs and manufactures cutting edge graphics and robotic material handling equipment for the corrugated and folding carton industries around the world. Both management teams will retain significant ownership positions in the combined business.

“HRCP is excited to bring together two leading solution providers to the corrugated packaging equipment market. This combination allows Systec and Automatan to deliver a unique and differentiated approach to their customer base. More broadly, we have created a platform to add new and innovative services, capabilities and automation to the corrugated market and beyond,” stated Brandon Richter, Principal at Hamilton Robinson.

"In conjunction with this investment, HRCP is also pleased to announce the first closing of Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners L.P. IV."

-Scott Oakford, Managing Partner, Hamilton Robinson

“We are delighted to have the continuing support of new and old investment partners and co-investors that make our program possible.” The strategy for Fund IV is a continuation of HRCP’s 30-year history focusing on control investments in small, privately held manufacturing, distribution and service businesses, Scott Oakford, HRCP’s Managing Partner noted.