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In the Engineering Tomorrow series, Artemis highlights many of our portfolio company products by outlining key aspects of the technologies, industries, and end markets within which the business operates. In the most recent installment, we explained the fundamentals of thin-film Formulated Coating technologies, talked to the mission-critical nature of their end-markets and...

Beaver Falls, PA October 17, 2022  -- Artemis announces today the successful acquisition of McDanel Advanced Ceramic Technologies LLC (“McDanel,” or “the Company”), a leading manufacturer of high quality industrial and advanced technical ceramics. McDanel represents the latest acquisition within Artemis' Advanced Materials practice.For over 100 years, McDanel has been recognized...

Artemis is excited to announce that Bill Pezza has joined the team as an Operating Partner. Bill brings with him proven competencies in Organizational Leadership, Post-Acquisition Integration, Go-to Market Strategies, New Product Development, Sales Enablement Strategies, and International Market Expansion – among others.   Artemis Principal, Euan Milne, said of Mr. Pezza, "Bill...

Marlborough, MA September 12, 2022 - Adcole, LLC, an Artemis portfolio company and pioneering world-leader in manufacture of high-precision, tight tolerance metrology devices, has been acquired in a sales to management and strategic partner. For over 6 decades, Adcole has been recognized for the quality, precision, and reliability of its automated gaging systems, advanced software...

In the Engineering Tomorrow series, Artemis highlights many of our portfolio company products by outlining key aspects of the technologies, industries, and end markets within which the business operates. In the most recent installment, we explained the fundamentals of thin-film Optics & Photonics technologies, talked to the mission-critical nature of their end-markets and...

Last month, in Part 3 of our series The Artemis Approach: New Product Development, we walked through one of the most critical steps in New Product Development (“NPD”) initiatives, the challenges of NPD in founder-owned manufacturing businesses, and how Artemis fuels innovation at our Industrial Tech portfolio companies. In this fourth and final piece on the Artemis Approach, we...

Artemis is proud to announce that Lukas Buckley will be joining the team as an Associate. He brings with him a distinct perspective and background that will serve the company well. His team-first mentality and competitive spirit will undoubtedly make him an exciting addition to Artemis and its portfolio companies.Artemis Managing Director, James Ward, said of Lukas, “One (among...

In the Engineering Tomorrow series, Artemis highlights many of our portfolio company products by outlining key aspects of the technologies, industries, and end markets within which the business operates. In this article, we explain the fundamentals of thin-film Optics & Photonics technologies, talk to the mission-critical nature of their end-markets and applications, and discuss a...

Brattleboro, VT (May 4, 2022) – Omega Optical Holdings, LLC, ("Omega” or “the Company”), a leading precision optics platform backed by Artemis Capital Partners (“Artemis”), today announced that Ms. Debbie Gustafson (“Ms. Gustafson”) has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Gustafson not only brings decades of executive leadership at the forefront of photonics...

Last month, in Part 2 of our series The Artemis Approach: Legacy, we discussed the way in which the legacy of a Business Owner goes beyond the capital or time they have invested in their companies, the way in which culture affects business performance, and how Artemis seeks to preserve the legacy of founders as the business transitions into its next generation of growth. In this...

In the Engineering Tomorrow series, Artemis highlights many of our portfolio company products by outlining key aspects of the technologies, industries, and end markets within which the business operates. In this article, we explain the fundamentals of Radio Frequency and Microwave (“RF/Microwave”) technologies, talk to the mission-critical nature of their end-markets and...

Last week, in Part 1 of our series The Artemis Approach: Day 0, we discussed transactions and transitions by touching on the natural caution with which business owners can often approach the process, highlighting the M&A community’s role in the apprehension of sellers, and explaining how Artemis navigates transactions and transitions to ensure that the business is prepared to...

In the lower middle market, Private Equity firms, VC funds, and strategic buyers are most often working with founder or family-owned businesses in search of new synergistic technologies, differentiated products, and financial growth. While this may be a routine aspect of capital investing, it is an incredibly unique and serious time in the life of a business owner. Most of these...

BOSTON, Feb. 16, 2022 — Artemis, the leading Industrial Tech private equity firm, has announced the promotion of Olly Forrer to Principal. Forrer joined Artemis in 2018 and most recently served as a Vice President.   According to the Firm, Forrer’s dual-track development – including both investment and portfolio responsibilities – is reflective of Artemis’s hybrid value-creation...

BOSTON, Jan. 20, 2022 — R.M. Lucas, an Artemis portfolio company and leading manufacturer of coatings, sealants, and adhesives – contributing to a more sustainable, productive, and safe commercial and industrial infrastructure – announced today that Jim Cottington has been appointed CEO, effective January 17, 2022. Mr. Cottington brings over 30 years of dedicated and distinguished...

CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2021 — Artemis, a Boston-based private equity firm focused exclusively on partnering with differentiated industrial tech manufacturers, announced today the successful acquisition of R.M. Lucas, Inc., a leading manufacturer of coatings, sealants, and adhesives for roof repair and restoration. This partnership represents another milestone within Artemis’ history of Specialty...

On October 5th, Maury Microwave, Inc (“Maury” or “the Platform”), Artemis’ (“Artemis” or “the Firm”) RF & Microwave Test & Measurement platform, announced the successful acquisition of dBmCorp, Inc. (“dBm” or “the Company”). For over two decades, dBm has been a pioneering leader in the design and manufacture of wireless link emulation equipment used for research & development,...

BOSTON, July 7, 2021 – On July 6th, 2021, Omega Optical (Omega or the Platform), Artemis Capital Partners’ (Artemis or the Firm) precision optics platform, announced that it had completed the acquisition of Spectral Systems, LLC (Spectral or the Company).   For almost 4 decades, Spectral has been a leading designer and manufacturer of mission-critical infrared optical coatings,...

BOSTON, July 1, 2021 – On Thursday June 24, 2021, Artemis Capital Partners (Artemis or the Firm) officially announced the successful acquisition of Maury Microwave Corporation (Maury or the Company). Artemis’ RF and Microwave specialists — James Ward, Euan Milne, and Taylor Murphy (the Artemis Team) — worked closely with Maury’s Senior Leadership – Greg Maury, Michael Howo, and Steve...

BOSTON, June 17, 2021 – Artemis Capital Partners (“Artemis”), a Boston-based private equity firm focused exclusively on partnering with differentiated industrial technology companies, completed the successful sale of its portfolio company, BioDot (“the Company”) to ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (TSX: ATA). Since its founding in 1994, BioDot has become an undisputed leader in the...

Artemis is proud to announce that Taylor Murphy will be joining the team as an Associate. She brings with her a distinct perspective and background that will serve the company well. Her ingenuity and creativity will undoubtedly make her a valuable asset to Artemis and its portfolio companies. Artemis Founder and Managing Partner, Peter Hunter, said of Taylor, “It became clear to us during...

NEW CHAPTER OF INNOVATION & STRATEGIC GROWTH AT LEADER IN PRECISION OPTICAL FILTERS AND COATINGS Brattleboro, VT (September 15, 2020) – Omega Optical (Omega or the Company), a leading manufacturer of precision optical filters and coatings, announced today that it has been acquired by Artemis Capital Partners (Artemis), a Boston-based private equity firm focused exclusively on partnering...

NEW ERA OF INNOVATION & STRATEGIC GROWTH FOR LEADER IN ULTRA-THIN TACTILE FORCE AND PRESSURE SENSORS Boston, MA (September, 9, 2020) – Tekscan, Inc., a leading manufacturer of flexible, ultra-thin sensors and systems, announces it has been acquired by Artemis Capital Partners (Artemis), a Boston-based private equity firm focused exclusively on partnering with differentiated industrial...

As the coronavirus continues to spread, many businesses across Boston stand together to let health care providers know they are not alone, and most of all, appreciated. Artemis is committed to giving back and is taking steps to show its appreciation for frontline health care employees during this pandemic. On Tuesday, April 7th and April 26th, we donated meals to the team of Emergency...

BOSTON (March 31, 2020) – Artemis Capital Partners (“Artemis”), a Boston-based private equity firm focused exclusively on partnering with differentiated industrial technology companies, today announced the successful sale of its portfolio company, Adcole Maryland Aerospace (“AMA” or “the Company”), to AE Industrial Partners (“AEI”). Established in 1957 and based in Marlborough,...

Irvine, CA (March 27, 2020) – BioDot Inc. (BioDot or the Company), a leading manufacturer of automated ultralow volume fluid dispensing systems, announced today that it has been acquired by Artemis Capital Partners (Artemis), a Boston-based private equity firm focused exclusively on partnering with differentiated industrial technology companies. Since its founding in 1994, BioDot has...

Boston, January 6, 2020 – Artemis Capital Partners (“Artemis”), an industrial technology-focused private equity firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Euan Milne to Vice President. Peter A. Hunter, Founder and Managing Partner of Artemis announced “We are thrilled to appoint Euan to Vice President of the firm. Euan has been a key contributor to building Artemis from the day he...

EAST BERLIN, Connecticut (August 20, 2019) StanChem Inc. has received a Silver recognition medal for its sustainability rating from EcoVadis. This is the first year that StanChem has submitted their programs to EcoVadis for evaluation and to be recognized for this commendable sustainability performance.   “StanChem Inc. is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and this recognition...

Artemis is pleased to announce the newest member of our team and Vice President of Business Development, Jesse Moran.   We are thrilled to have Jesse joining us and assuming this role. Jesse adds a unique skill set and background that will serve our organization very well. In particular, his experience and deep knowledge of Digital Marketing and Sales will better enable us to execute on...

We are thrilled to announce that Rudi Coetzee has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Ohio Tool Works, effective immediately. Rudi is an engineer not only by education, but by upbringing. As a son of an engineer who built products to improve the efficiency of coal mines in South Africa, Rudi has truly been working in Industrial Technology his entire life. With over 30 years...

Boston, February 4, 2019 – Artemis Capital Partners (“Artemis”), an industrial technology-focused private equity firm, is pleased to announce the promotions of James Ward to Managing Director and Olly Forrer to Associate.   “We are very proud of the team we have built at Artemis and these well-deserved promotions reflect our continued commitment to the growth and development of our...

Boston, January 11, 2019 – Artemis Capital Partners (“Artemis”), an industrial technology-focused private equity firm, today announced the final close of its second fund, Artemis Capital Partners II, L.P. (the “Fund”), after hitting the Fund’s hard cap in September 2018 in an oversubscribed fundraise. “We are humbled by the support we received from our existing base of Limited Partners...

Move will facilitate ongoing growth of St. Albans firm- St. Albans, VT — Superior Technical Ceramics, based in St. Albans Vermont, has been acquired by Artemis Capital Partners, a private equity firm founded in 2010 and based in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm invests exclusively in differentiated industrial technology companies operating in the aerospace, automotive, defense, energy,...

MARLBOROUGH, MA, February 6, 2018 – Adcole Corporation today announced that its board of directors has appointed Jeff Walker as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Jeff joined Adcole in 2017 as Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing.   An engineer by education, Jeff has over 20 years of experience in sales, sales management, business development, and...

NEW ERA OF INNOVATION & INVESTMENT AT LEADING MANUFACTURER OF EMULSION POLYMERS, ADHESIVES, & COATINGS Boston, MA (August 17, 2017) – Artemis, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on leading industrial technology companies, announced today that is has led the acquisition of StanChem Polymers, a specialty chemicals manufacturer based in East Berlin, Connecticut. Founded in 1968,...

Newest Artemis Portfolio Company is Leading Manufacturer ofPrecision Gauges & Sensors for Automotive, Industrial, & Aerospace Markets Boston, MA (July 31, 2014) – Artemis (Artemis) has led the acquisition of Adcole Corporation (Adcole), a world-leading manufacturer of metrology gauges and satellite sun sensors. Founded in 1957 and headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts, Adcole...

New Artemis Portfolio Company is Leading Manufacturer of Industrial Honing EquipmentManagement Team will Continue as Partners and Leaders of the Company Boston, MA (March 19, 2013) – Artemis (“Artemis”) announced today that it has led the recapitalization of Ohio Tool Works Corporation (“OTW”), a leading manufacturer of industrial honing machines, tooling, and abrasives. Headquartered in...

For Immediate Release Boston, MA – On June 14, 2011, Artemis (“Artemis”) closed a minority growth equity investment in Janis Research Company, LLC (“Janis”). Based in Wilmington, MA, Janis is a world-class designer and manufacturer of high quality cryogenic research equipment, including both cryogen-cooled and cryogen-free cryostat systems. Founded in 1961, Janis’s customer base has grown...

Boston, MA., Artemis today announced the completion of the initial close of its first fund, Artemis I, L.P. Artemis is a private equity fund focused on delivering premium returns to its investors through the acquisition of undervalued industrial technology companies where our General Partners can add significant value with their unique blend of strategic, operational, business development...