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Christiana Industries is a Chicago-based manufacturer of highly engineered low-voltage light assemblies to over 300 original equipment manufacturers in more than 20 industries. WCP partnered with management to acquire Christiana from a retiring owner in 1994. Following WCP’s investment, Christiana became QS9000 certified, moved its production to a new facility in Monterey, Mexico, increased productivity by installing automating production systems, converted from batch to cell manufacturing and improved working capital management.

Business & Technology Services - Automotive parts supplier
Vernon Hills, Illinois
  Date of Investment:   
November 1994
WCP Pre-fund
  Date of Exit:
October 2007

“Working with Waud Capital Partners provided our management team with the resources and support to position our company as the world leader in our core business.”

Hank Wisniewski


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