Investments

ARKANSAS AUTOMATIC SPRINKLERS, INC.
Cabot, Arkansas
Engaged in the design, installation, maintenance, and servicing of automatic sprinkler systems for fire protection. AAS provides its services to commercial, industrial, institutional and residential customers. AAS performs its work primarily in Arkansas, but is licensed in Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma and Missouri.
ARROW MATERIAL HANDLING PRODUCTS
Lenexa, Kansas
Arrow imports, fabricates and distributes high quality forks and attachments for all makes and models of forklift trucks, skid steers, and construction equipment. The company is headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas, and has facilities in Virginia, California, Iowa and Canada. Arrow's products are sold to construction companies, rental companies, farmers and ranchers, original equipment manufacturers and machinery distributors.
BENNETT TOOL & DIE COMPANY
Nashville, Tennessee
Bennett Tool & Die is a full service manufacturing company that builds metal dies, performs stamping and machining on metal products, and has assembly capabilities. The company collaborates with its customers on continuous product improvements. Parts manufactured are subsequently integrated into a finished product by its customers.
THE CARLSON COMPANY, INC.
Wichita, Kansas
Manufacturer of industrial air clutches, air brakes, clutch/brake combinations, single and multiple position torque limiting mechanical and air clutches, caliper brakes, tension brakes and air shaft seals.
 
CARLSON PRODUCTS
Maize, Kansas
Carlson Products is a diversified niche stamping and manufacturing firm with an emphasis on restaurant bake-ware pans. Carlson has four primary segments: stamping; fabrication; anodizing; and doors (pet and traffic.) Stamping includes pans and other bake-ware products for major restaurants chains, such as Pizza Hut, Chili’s, KFC and Applebee’s. Major fabrication customers include Excel Industries, Style Crest and Atlas Trap Company. Carlson manufactures traffic doors for customers such as Wal-Mart and Rent-A-Center. Pet door revenues are generate from a patented line of high-end pet doors used in home construction and commercial kennels.
 
CENTRAL STATES BUS SALES, INC. 
St. Louis, Missouri
Central States Bus Sales, Inc. distributes buses and related equipment in Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, Kentucky and Arkansas. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, Central States Bus is an exclusive Blue Bird distributor of new school buses to districts throughout its territory, transit and shuttle buses to municipalities and other organizations. Central States Bus sells vans and specialty vehicles to organizations such as elderly care facilities and disabled transport service organizations.

CRAIN HOT OIL SERVICES
Granbury, Texas
Crain is a leading provider of trucking-based operations and safety consulting to oil production and exploration companies in the Permian Basin in New Mexico and west Texas. In general, about 15-20% of Crain’s operations support the upstream phase of the E&P process and the remaining from maintenance services of existing wells.
 
FULL VISION
Newton, Kansas
Full Vision has two distinct business segments: a metal fabrication segment, and a stress-testing treadmill segment (Trackmaster Treadmills). The metal fabrication segment focuses on customized tube bending for customers unique needs. Additionally, the fabrication segment designs and produces roll-over protection systems and falling object protection systems.
 
HAWK TECHNOLOGY, LTD.
Rock Island, Illinois
Hawk is a leading supplier of tooling, robotic welding and material handling systems, custom CNC machines, and turnkey manufacturing lines. Hawk provides full 3D parametric tooling and custom machine design including FEA analysis, off line programming, and a full suite of engineering services. Hawk also offers second to none fabrication and integration including hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, PLC and robot programming all completed on site at its Rock Island, IL facility.

HIGH SIERRA ENERGY PARTNERS
Denver, Colorado
A diversified private Master Limited Partnership ("MLP") that acquires, manages and integrates businesses and revenue generating assets in the natural resources industry. 
KCAS
Shawnee, Kansas 
For more than 30 years, KCAS has provided a full range of high quality analytical services to pharmaceutical companies of all sizes, delivering responsive, reliable, and personalized results. Lead by PhDs with significantly deep and broad experience, we focus on quality, scientific excellence and timeliness. Building on our long history, more than 800 bioanalytical assays, and thousands of PK, TK and BE studies completed, KCAS’ mission is to elevate the quality of product development by providing specialized small molecule, large molecule and biomarker analysis. Quality is our primary goal: No study has ever been rejected by a regulatory agency.

LABRIOLA BAKING COMPANY 
Alsip, Illinois
Labriola manufactures a full line of artisan bread products. Based in Chicago, the company serves local and national customers from a 175,000 square foot bakery. Labriola produces a variety of fresh, partially-baked and frozen artisan-style, pretzel and pan breads as well as pastries for leading local, regional and national retail and food service customers.
LEGACY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 
Mission, Kansas
Legacy Technologies, Inc. is a Mission, Kansas-based niche manufacturer of glass-to-metal hermetically sealed enclosures original equipment manufacturers and their sub-component suppliers. The Company competes in the frequency control and sensor markets. Its products ensure the proper functioning of active and passive electronic components by protecting them from contaminants, such as air, water and temperature extremes.
MC NALLY INDUSTRIES
Grantsburg, Wisconsin
Manufacturer of mechanical systems and precision machined parts, primarily for defense industry applications. McNally also produces a line of gear and speciality pumps. 
PACKAGING PRODUCTS CORPORATION, LLC
Mission, Kansas and Rome, Georgia
Provides flexographic surface printed materials, adhesive laminations, and extrusion laminations printed up to 10 colors. It also has patented, proprietary technology to provide packaging with controlled respiration for the meat and produce industries.
PERENNIAL ENERGY, LLC
West Plains, Missouri 
Perennial Energy engineers and manufactures anaerobically-derived waste gas processing systems and equipment that capture methane and carbon dioxide from landfills. The biogas captured by the Company's products can be used as a renewable energy source to heat and power gas engines and boilers, and can be converted to natural gas quality biomethane. In addition to gas to energy systems, Perennial Energy manufacturers ground flares, candlestick flares, burners, and cogeneration systems that run on landfill gas. 
POWER I.T. LLC
Overland Park , Kansas
Power I.T. is an independent technology consulting firm providing solutions for mid-market clients. Based in Overland Park, Kansas, Power I.T. offers a full range of services including IT Strategy and Assessment, Enterprise Architecture, Program Management, Business Solutions and Technology Staffing. 
REYNOLDS POLYMER TECHNOLOGY
Grand Junction, Colorado 
Reynolds Polymer Technology is the world’s foremost manufacturer of acrylic-based walls for large aquariums that are located in a wide variety of settings (public aquariums, hotels, casinos, retail locations). The Company manufactures acrylic products for specific applications, such as pools and water slides for cruise ships.
STEEL MANUFACTURING & WAREHOUSE COMPANY
Kansas City, Missouri
Operates a steel service center serving OEMs and metal fabricators. 

SUN COUNTRY INDUSTRIES, INC.
Albuquerque, New Mexico
A Contract manufacturing commercial aerospace company that specializes in close tolerance machining and precision assembly of jet engine and airframe components, assemblies and kits. 

SUN GRAPHICS, LLC
Parsons, Kansas
Commercial printer that provides a complete range of high-end products and services, from pre-press and creative work to printing, binding and fulfillment services. 
SUPERIOR BOILER WORKS, INC.
Hutchinson, Kansas
Manufacturer of scotch marine firetube boilers and related products. These products are generally installed in commercial or institutional buildings throughout the world. 
THERMO BOND BUILDINGS, INC.
Elk Point, South Dakota
Thermo Bond Buildings, Inc. (“TBB”) manufactures and installs lightweight prefabricated shelters used to house transmission site communications equipment. TBB serves over 150 active customers, including T-Mobile, The United States Air Force, Hughes Network Systems, and Chevron.

VANGUARD GRAPHICS INTERNATIONAL
St. Paul, Minnesota and Ann Arbor, Michigan
VGI is a leading comprehensive provider of prepress solutions to the specialty, short-run printing segment of the graphic communications industry. The Company provides customers with computer-to-plate (“CtP”) equipment, services, consumables, and software under two well-recognized and highly-respected brand names, Printware and Xitron.

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