Industry Focus

Pillsman Partners, LLC focuses on industries where we have direct prior experience whether it be from operating companies where we have worked or industries in which we have either advised or invested. We also invest in adjacent industries that share common characteristics and dynamics, leveraging the breadth of our knowledge, experience and relationships.

Extensive knowledge across the value chain of large, more stable end markets

  • Vertical focus on Chemicals & Materials and Industrial & Commercial-related businesses
  • Horizontal focus on relatively defensive end markets where numerous opportunities exist for
    innovative growth companies
  • We invest where we have knowledge, while remaining flexible and opportunistic

Chemicals & Materials

  • Specialty Chemicals
  • Coatings and Finishing Products
  • Performance Materials and Composites

Industrial & Commercial

  • Engineered Components
  • Integrated Systems
  • Aftermarket and Accessories

End Markets

Investment Areas - Examples

  • Films & Foams
  • Eco-friendly plastics
  • Printed labels
  • Machinery and Tooling
Consumer Products
  • Food and Flavor Ingredients
  • Animal Nutrition and Feed Additives
  • Beauty, Cosmetics, Skincare and Hygiene
  • Ingredient Processing Equipment
  • Safety and Security Technology
  • Formulation, Contract Manufacturing and Filling
  • Lubricants and Additives
  • Corrosion Inhibitors
  • Water Management Chemicals
  • Pollution and Environmental Systems
  • Fluid Controls, Metering, Filtration and Sensors
  • Oil & Gas Services and Equipment
  • Adhesives and Sealants
  • Engineering Thermoplastics
  • Electromechanical and Hydraulics Equipment
  • Aerospace and Defense Components
  • Construction Chemicals
  • Specialty Coatings
  • IT and Communications Equipment
  • Mission-Critical Structural Components

Valued-Added Services (i.e. Process Outsourcing, Marketing and Distribution)

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