Case Study

Machine Lab, LLC
Aerospace, Defense & Government Services
Leading manufacturer of ultra-high precision machined components for the aerospace and defense, automotive and medical markets.
Lenexa, Kansas
Tech Investments
Transaction Type:


Machine Lab is an ultra-high precision contract manufacturer for the aerospace and defense, automotive and medical device sectors. The Company’s owner, Tech Investments, retained BlackArch Partners to advise on the sale of the Company and help realize the value of Machine Lab’s significant market differentiation.

BlackArch's Customized Solution

BlackArch developed comprehensive marketing materials that clearly and effectively outlined the design and engineering capabilities that have allowed Machine Lab to facilitate revolutionary, cost-effective improvements in its business sectors. BlackArch conducted in-person roadshows to position the opportunity for leading strategic and financial investors.


The high-touch marketing approach yielded a high level of interest from potential buyers and numerous actionable proposals. In December 2011, Machine Lab was sold to Milestone Partners of Philadelphia.

“This opportunity was made possible by the extraordinary BlackArch team. Their unique approach to the process provided our management team with the right partner for our future.”
Matt Duffield; CEO, Machine Lab, LLC.