MPE Partners recently announced an investment in Garmat USA LLC. Located in Englewood, Colorado, Garmat USA is a market-leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered paint booths, finishing solutions and related accessories for the automotive collision repair and industrial end-markets.
Founded in 1988, Garmat USA incorporates sophisticated airflow technology into its premium paint booths to deliver high throughput rates and energy efficiency, maximizing facility-level economics to achieve an attractive total cost of ownership for high-volume collision repair operators. Garmat USA serves multi-site operator and independent repair shop customers through a nationwide network of distributor partners.
MPE partnered in the transaction with entrepreneur and CEO, Johan Huwaert.
Graham Schena, partner at MPE, said, “We are excited to partner with Johan and his team to help them achieve their next phase of growth.”
Huwaert added, “MPE’s operating executive resources and their long track record of partnering with entrepreneur-led businesses make them a great partner for Garmat USA. It is an exciting time in the collision repair industry, and we thought it was the right time to bring in a partner with the resources and experience to help us enhance our position as the innovation leader in our industry.”