As our economy continues to advance technologically, there is an increasing demand for high precision products. Manufacturing processes are becoming more sophisticated – we believe that companies that combine these sophisticated manufacturing processes with superior technical operating expertise will establish themselves as “high-value” manufactures for their customers. These companies’ technical proficiency allows their business to be extremely nimble, serve multiple end-markets, and have very stable customer relationships.
• Strong recurring revenue
• Entrenched customer relationships
• High engineering content
• Proprietary processes or technology
• Pricing power
• Niche market leadership
• Mission critical products
What We Offer
(816) 271-8519Jay Longbottom is Operating Partner for BERKS Group, responsible for investments and operations in our manufacturing platform. Jay was most recently the CEO of Robert Family Holdings (RFH), a global, diversified manufacturer of highly engineered products. Prior to RFH, Jay was at Haldex for 10 years, eventually becoming CEO. Jay’s global experience includes 14 years at SKF, the world’s leading bearing company. Most of the time was spent in Europe, living in Italy and Germany. Jay’s work at both SKF and Haldex include start-ups and joint ventures in India and China. Jay serves as on outside director of several manufacturing companies. Jay likes to stay active, has completed several triathlons; and sails and skis when the opportunity arises.