North Hampton, NH, August 3, 2009 – Today, Arlington Capital Partners, in conjunction with its portfolio company TSI Group, Inc. (TSI), announced the acquisition of J.A. Reinhardt and Company, Inc. (J.A. Reinhardt), located in Mountainhome, PA. J.A. Reinhardt designs, engineers and manufactures thermal and mechanical products such as avionics chassis, cold plates, complex electronic housings with integrated cold walls, heat exchangers and microwave antennas for the aerospace industry.
Greg Tucker, CEO of TSI, states, “The acquisition of J.A. Reinhardt reaffirms TSI as the industry leader in thermal management and electronics cooling. I am excited to leverage the expertise of existing TSI brazing companies with J.A. Reinhardt to enhance our thermal solution offerings and improve our value offering to our customers.”
Gary Reinhardt, president of J.A. Reinhardt, states, “J.A. Reinhardt has been a family run business for over 60 years. When we looked at becoming part of a larger company, it was important to find the right partner and that led us to TSI. They offer an entrepreneurial environment and support our business values. Mostly, we became part of TSI because we share a mission—to offer customers the highest quality and best value thermal solutions in the industry.”
“The acquisition of J.A. Reinhardt underscores TSI’s commitment to delivering superior brazing and thermal management solutions to their customers.” said Robert Knibb of Arlington Capital Partners. Peter Manos of Arlington Capital Partners added, “With this acquisition, TSI adds yet another key player in the thermal management industry to their team, and brings together the largest brazing capacity and the most sophisticated manufacturing techniques in the industry.”
About TSI Group, Inc.
TSI Group, Inc. (www.tsigroupinc.com) is a world-class supplier of custom engineered electronic assemblies and thermal management products, enclosures and interconnect solutions for military, commercial and security applications. TSI Group is the market leader for brazed products that solve the growing thermal demands of electronics.
About Arlington Capital Partners:
Arlington Capital Partners is a Washington, DC based private equity fund with over $1 billion of committed capital focused on middle market buyout investment opportunities in growth industries including: defense/aerospace, media and information services, healthcare services, business services and outsourcing, and education. The firm’s professionals have a unique combination of operating and private equity experience that enables Arlington to be a value-added investor. Arlington invests in companies in partnership with high quality management teams that are motivated to establish and/or advance their company’s position as leading competitors in their field.
Kristy Oliver, Director of Marketing Communications
TSI Group Inc.
Robert Knibb or Peter Manos
Arlington Capital Partners
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Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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SOURCE: Arlington Capital Partners