Industrial Products

Our Industrial Products Sector Leader is Tim Gardner. Tim has almost 40 years of experience in leading industrial companies, most recently as Executive Vice president of ITW. Tim's experience includes leading acquisitions and divestitures, driving growth and innovation and improving the bottom line performance of a broad range of packaging and industrial companies. Tim's early career includes leadership roles with Clarcor and Continental Can Company.

Akoya is focusing on the industrial products sector as we believe middle market manufacturers of highly engineered products is an opportunity rich segment for value creation through investment in disciplined strategy development and execution. We seek companies that fall within one or more of the following categories.

  • Manufacturers in a strong niche position in a growth market
  • Manufactures of products that contain technology that will provide above average growth and product differentiation
  • Companies that have higher growth potential with increased investment in the:
    • Development of people and organizational capabilities
    • Execution of new strategic plans
    • Improved operation processes, systems & capacity
  • Companies run by owner/operators that wish to diversify holdings; remain with the business with partial ownership

Target Segments for Highly Engineered Manufactured Products

  • Packing Machinery & Processing Technologies
  • Promotional Packaging Manufacturers
  • Adhesive Application Systems
  • Specialized Decorating Solutions Test & Measurement
  • Specialty Fasteners
  • Advanced Dispensing Systems