Tronair headquartered in Holland, Ohio, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of ground support equipment (“GSE”) for business, regional/ commercial and military aircraft. Tronair was founded in 1971 and currently operates one manufacturing facility in Holland. Tronair’s branded products include towbars, jacks and stands, hydraulic power units, electrical equipment, and towbarless tugs, among other products. With over 1,000 SKUs, Tronair has one of the broadest and most innovative product ranges in the GSE market. Management estimates that Tronair is the number one industry player in North America for certain of the company’s product lines, including tow bars, jacks, and hydraulic power units in the business jet segment. Tronair products are designed to serve in excess of 300 unique aircraft models from over 40 original equipment manufacturers including Gulfstream, Cessna, Bombardier, Dassault, Embraer, Hawker Beechcraft, Airbus, and Boeing.

Date of Realization:  March 2012

Industry Sector:  Aerospace, Defense & Government Services

Fund: IV