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Highlander Partners acquires Twitchell Technical Products

Twitchell offers a broad range of specialty woven and knit fabrics, as well as technical coatings and laminates for a wide variety of applications.

10th July 2015

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Dallas, TX

Interiors, Medical/Hygiene, Transport/​Aerospace, Sustainable

The company also offers a broad range of specialty woven and knit fabrics, as well as technical coatings and laminates for a wide variety of applications from designer outdoor furniture to commercial products.

Its products are used in interior window shades, awnings, screens, wall and floor coverings, environmental protection products, surgical gowns, absorbents, automotive components and industrial packaging.

Strategic and operational support

“We are excited to be working with Highlander Partners, which has a strong track record of building long-term value for its portfolio companies.  With Highlander's financial, strategic and operational support, we will continue to expand upon our leading market position,” commented Jeff Register, President and CEO, Twitchell.

The company will continue to operate under its existing operating structure with its current management team, led by Jeff Register, an industry veteran with 28 years of experience in engineered fabrics and coated films.  

Continued growth

In connection with Highlander's investment in Twitchell, Highlander President Mike Nicolais will join Twitchell's board and serve as Chairman. “Twitchell's superior service and customized solutions have formed a loyal and growing customer base,” he said.

“We are excited to partner with such an experienced and proven management team to continue growing and developing innovative solutions for the company's customers. In addition, similar to our other portfolio companies, we intend to supplement organic growth with strategic acquisitions that will help us increase scale and broaden product offerings.”

Highlander Partners focuses on making investments in businesses in targeted industries in which the principals of the firm have significant operating and investing experience, including basic manufacturing, food, chemicals, building materials, consumer products, and more.

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