Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners’ portfolio company, Zone 4, was honored as one of the top middle-market companies for 2023 during the 28th Annual ACG Awards in Orange County, CA. Zone 4 won the Spotlight Award for a business whose success was accelerated by partnering with private equity.

Steve Martinez, CEO of Zone 4, said the following when receiving the award, “We started with a vision, sprinkled in some hard work, doused it with passion, and most importantly surrounded ourselves with a team and partners that are way stronger than we previously were.”

Adam Fitzner, Managing Director, Hamilton Robinson stated, “When the synergies and culture between middle-market companies and private equity really mesh, the results for the company, the surrounding community and the economy are outstanding. We are thrilled to see what our partnership with Zone 4 has helped the team achieve in its first 24 months.”

“Zone 4 installs some of the most sophisticated automation and robotics technology found in retail, e-commerce, logistics and grocery warehouses being built today.  Deep domain expertise and a team with over 100 years of combined industry experience underpins a unique company culture centered around safety, people, development, education, and family first,” stated Brandon Richter, Partner, Hamilton Robinson.


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. The company delivers 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. For more information visit www.zone4mhs.com.