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Indco, Inc. (New Albany, IN)
Founded in 1975, Indco, Inc. is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of a broad range of industrial mixing and agitation equipment. Indco offers its customers a variety of pre-engineered handheld and portable mixing equipment, propellers, impellers, and dispersers, as well as related accessories such as containers, tanks, and stands.

Critical Solutions International, Inc. (Dallas, TX)
CSI is the leading global supplier of land mine and IED detection systems and services to the United States’ and allied armed forces. The company's primary product, the Vehicle Mounted Mine Detection system (known as the "Husky"), is a blast-resistant, survivable, easily field-repairable tool for the detection and detonation of mines and IEDs, and has been extensively deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Big 3 Precision Products, Inc. (Centralia, IL)
Big 3 is a major supplier of injection blow mold and injection stretch blow mold tooling and equipment to the plastics sector, with operations in Illinois and New Jersey. The company also operates a metals fabrication plant which manufactures precision parts and material handling racks for the automotive industry.

Bigham Brothers, Inc. (Lubbock, TX)
Founded in 1933, Bigham Brothers manufactures premium agricultural tillage and cultivating equipment for the sustainable agricultural market. The company’s products are marketed through the Bigham Brothers and Lilliston brands and are available via a network of approximately 1,400 independent dealers and co-operatives.

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Albertville Quality Foods (Albertville, AL)
AQF is a well-established processor of poultry that has been highly successful in a specialized niche: producing frozen chicken tenders that are the highest quality and competitively-priced. The company’s major customers include Kentucky Fried Chicken, Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores, Winn-Dixie Food Stores and Mitchell Groceries of Alabama.

Multi-Link (Lexington, KY)
Multi-Link develops, manufactures and markets a variety of telecommunications and related devices for both business and personal users. The company’s products enable phones, fax machines and computer modems to share a single telephone line, allowing customers to enjoy savings and improved efficiencies. Multi-Link has also developed several new products, including a multiple-line fax hub device and a mechanical firewall device for on-line computers.

Precision Boilers (Morristown, TN)
Precision Boilers is one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of electric hot water and steam boilers and electric hot water storage heaters. The company recently acquired De-aerating Designs of Raleigh, NC, a manufacturer of oxygen and nitrogen de-aerating devices, and has expanded its pressure vessel line and indirect fired packaged hot water and steam generators.

Southern Quality Meats (Pontotoc, MS)
Founded in 1978, Southern Quality Meats is an integrated processor of pork sausage products sold under private labels and the "Southern Quality Meats" brand name. Sales are primarily to food service distributors for resale to restaurants schools, hospitals, and other institutional establishments.

Superior Highwall Miners, Inc. (Beckley, WV)
SHM is the leading worldwide manufacturer of highwall coal mining equipment. The SHM miner builds highly specialized continuous coal mining systems, allowing coal producers to improve their profitability by extracting coal at very low costs per ton. SHM enjoys the dominant position in the domestic and international markets and its customer list includes some of the largest coal mining companies in the world including: Arch Coal, Massey Energy, and Peabody Coal. In addition to selling new highwall mining systems, SHM also generates substantial recurring revenue from aftermarket sales of replacement parts and repair services.