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INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT EXPERTISE
Keystone focuses on results, and we are proud of the impact we have on our clients. Learn more about some of our client successes below.
Client Success: Over Levered and Underperforming
The Company is a diversified manufacturer and fabricator whose offerings include steel buildings, livestock and equestrian handling equipment, grain bins, and industrial equipment. After a long period of sustained revenue and earnings growth through both acquisitions and organically developed product line expansions, the Company experienced declining revenues. This, coupled with high financial and operational leverage, led to significant operating losses. These losses were exacerbated by management changes and a breakdown in operational execution. READ MORE..
Client Success: Forging Operational Improvement
This Company is the premier supplier of large upset forgings in the United States and has a long-standing reputation for high-quality and highly reliable products. These products are then machined by its customers to create axles, pinions, spindles, and tubes that are used in a variety of heavy-equipment industrial applications such as: harvesting equipment, earth-movers, vehicles, forklifts, and many others.
A slowdown in business due to weakened demand for domestic steel forgings had changed the Company’s business. Instead of committing to high volume runs as they had in the past, customers were requiring lower volume runs and a higher variety of products. The Company realized its relatively long setup times severely limited its ability to meet customers’ changing demands in a cost effective manner. READ MORE...