Monomoy Acquires Kauffman Engineering

Founded in 1973 and headquartered in Lebanon, Indiana, Kauffman Engineering is a market leading manufacturer of custom specified, industrial grade wire harnesses, molded plugs, cable assemblies and related products for leading OEMs across the HVAC, commercial equipment, specialty vehicle, lawn care, marine and other specialty industrial end markets. Kauffman’s design and engineering capabilities allow it to serve high complexity, mid-to-low volume / high mix customer programs. The business operates a network of 22 facilities across the U.S. and Mexico and employs ~2,500 team members.

Kauffman is a great example of Monomoy’s continued focus on market leading, family-owned businesses that play a mission critical and value-additive role in their customers’ supply chains. Kauffman presents the opportunity for Monomoy to partner with a veteran management team that has grown the business both organically and through acquisitions.

Monomoy Capital Partners is a private investment firm with $1.5 billion in committed capital across a family of three investment funds. We invest in the debt and equity of middle market businesses that can benefit from operational and financial improvement with a focus on manufacturing, distribution and consumer product businesses in North America and Europe.