Portfolio Zone 4

Invested: March 2021
Located: Orange, CA
Category: Automation & Productivity - Seeking Add-Ons

Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners Automates Warehouses Of The Future With The Acquisition Of Zone 4

Stamford, CT – March 31, 2021

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.

"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.”

Adam Fitzner, Managing Director, Hamilton Robinson

“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 know 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.