Exit Planning for California Manufacturers

We combine experience as company operators with proven methods to help you increase enterprise value and exit on your terms.

Consulting for Manufacturers

Making your California manufacturing company more attractive to investors not only creates strategic sale opportunities, but also improves results if you plan to transfer ownership to family or management, or hire a CEO and retain ownership long term.

Exit Strategies’ advisors have experience working with product and contract manufacturing companies in industries such as food and beverage, precision metal forming, electronics, semiconductors, electrical, medical, machining, machine automation, chemicals, coatings, plating, electro-mechanical assemblies, custom cable and wire harness, lighting, wood, plastic and others.

Our in-depth manufacturing company Assessment is designed to identify gaps in market value and marketability, and constraints on growth such as:

  1. Manufacturing capacity issues
  2. Cash flow and/or access to credit
  3. Business model
  4. Size or competitiveness of your target market
  5. Process and equipment bottlenecks
  6. Customer satisfaction
  7. Product quality
  8. New product development
  9. Supply chain issues
  10. Management talent and engagement

Based on our Assessment and an understanding of your personal goalswe can work with you to identify strategies to significantly enhance value and marketability, and bring about the desired changes.

We offer California manufacturers a complimentary initial consultation and plant walk-through. After an hour or two together we can usually determine whether we can make a difference.

Our Manufacturing Experts

Ron Mills brings 30+ years of experience founding, buying, growing, turning around and selling manufacturing companies. Ron has walked in the shoes of business owners facing the responsibility of their company’s future, and that of their family, employees and legacy. His role with Exit Strategies is to help company owners and their management teams identify and capitalize on opportunities to grow, increase shareholder value, and prepare for future ownership transition. Ron has a BS in Industrial Engineering and Management from Texas A&M.

Al Statz is a respected merger and acquisitions industry veteran specializing in manufacturing and distribution sectors. Prior to founding Exit Strategies, Al was president of IDC, an industrial automation controls manufacturer acquired by Danaher. In his 15 years with manufacturers Parker Hannifin and IDC, Al was responsible for many notable accomplishments in operations, engineering, selling, marketing and business strategy. He has a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA.

Contact Ron Mills or Al Statz for further information.

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