Prairie has provided objective advisory services to over 250 manufacturing clients across the United States. Our team understands the ownership transition complexities and drivers of value for manufacturing companies which enables our clients to accurately assess their strategic alternatives and choose the desired path.
Prairie has expertise in the following manufacturing sectors:
Shamrock Scientific Specialty Systems, Inc. has been a leading innovator in labeling for healthcare and research since its inception in 1969. The Company's stock printed labels set the standard for hospital and laboratory usage. They are in use throughout today's healthcare community. Headquartered in Bellwood, Illinois, they also have satellite plants in O'Fallon, Missouri and Orange, California. Drug Package, Inc. has provided one stop shopping, quality products and excellent service to pharmacies nationwide for over 133 years. The Company manufactures top quality laser and thermal pharmacy labels designed to match their customer's specific needs. The Company continues to keep pace with changing technology and anticipated new product demands.
Shamrock Scientific Specialty Systems, Inc. & Drug Package, Inc. have been acquired by PS Capital Partners, LLC.
Armstrong Bros. Holding Co. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries (comprised of Armstrong Manufacturing, Inc., Mangerton Trench Co. LLC, and ABHCO Transportation LLC) are engaged in the manufacture, sale and rental of trench shields and shoring products with production operations and administrative headquarters in Union City, Michigan. The Company also has sales offices & rental yards in four Michigan locations: Charlotte, Grand Rapids, Taylor, and Union City. The Company’s products are sold and rented to the construction industry under the brand names: Griswold Machine & Engineering (GME), Pro-Tec Equipment, and Shore-Tec.
GME and Pro-Tec has been acquired by Trinity Industries, Inc.
Founded in 1966, Grace Manufacturing is a globalized manufacturer and distributor of their own branded Microplane® cutting tools, Sweet Dreams & Gotcha Covered bedding products as well as a precision manufacturer of OEM medical products serving the orthopedic and urological instrument markets.
Grace Manufacturing has sold common stock to the Grace Stakeholder Investments Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
DariFill is a manufacturing and distribution company serving the ice cream industry since 2003. The company designs and builds state-of-the-art equipment to help their customers.
DariFill has sold common stock to the Darifill , Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan.