UPG is a leading designer, manufacturer and assembler of highly engineered, mission-critical components for data center, healthcare, energy, automotive and diversified industrial end-markets. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, UPG also operates manufacturing facilities in Wales, United Kingdom and Suzhou, China, enabling it to serve customer needs on both a local and global basis.
Turnspire Capital Partners (Turnspire) invests in high-quality businesses that have reached strategic, financial or operational inflection points and stand to benefit from a hands-on, operationally focused approach. Turnspire’s investment philosophy is predicated on creating value through operational improvements rather than through financial leverage. Turnspire strives to make each of its companies best-in-class in their respective industry niche, and then to grow the businesses through organic initiatives or strategic acquisitions.
The Partner Companies (TPC) or (the company) is a long-term operator of specialty manufacturing companies. TPC’s portfolio companies operate autonomously and cooperatively, providing integrated customer solutions across numerous specialized processes and materials. The companies primarily serve the aerospace, defense, medical, electronics, optics/laser technology, and renewable energy industries. Most are ISO and AS certified and ITAR or NIST compliant. Core processes include photochemical etching, CNC machining, forming, electroforming, sheet metal fabrication, assembly, ceramic metallization, crystal growth, finishing, and wire harness assembly. These capabilities produce critical parts and assemblies made of metals (common engineering alloys and exotics), ceramics, silicon, and germanium.