SOLIS I INVESTMENTS
SOLIS II INVESTMENTS
Eminess is an industry leader in precision, surface finishing solutions for the global marketplace – providing a one stop resource for materials and markets that need the best surface finish and flatness possible. Eminess aims to be a long term partner for their customers’ needs through continuous improvement of products, processes and innovative technology solutions.Eminess is headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ and maintains manufacturing operations in Monroe, NC; sales and distribution in Frauenfeld, Switzerland; and strategic representation in all key markets in Asia.
HEAR FROM THE CEO – DAN KOHARKO
Our partnership with Solis comes down to one word – character. We engaged with Solis knowing their reputation for being a firm with a true desire to help grow businesses. Throughout the process, we felt very confident the character of Solis, and its leadership team, aligned with the values we are built on. From start to finish, even in the smallest of details, we were reminded of the shared beliefs between our organizations. Their operational and strategic support will be invaluable as we continue to grow our platform, expand product capabilities, and relentlessly work to service our customers.” – Dan Koharko, CEO
ICOM is a world-class leader in propane autogas innovation. Utilizing the highest quality American-made products available, ICOM develops, assembles and integrates the patented JTG, JTG II, Direct Injection JTGhp, and JTG-Dynamic propane liquid injection fuel systems, as well as toroidal and cylindrical fuel tanks. ICOM’s propane liquid injection technology has obtained an industry-leading number of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certifications to power a full lineup of Chevrolet, Ford®, GM, GMC and Lincoln® vehicles. These Mono-fuel and Bi-fuel applications have achieved superior emissions, torque, power and drivability.
HEAR FROM THE CEO & CHAIRMAN – RALPH PERPETUINI, CEO & ALBERT VENEZIO, CHAIRMAN
With Solis as our strategic partner, ICOM added a fundamental element to its growth plan: a partner capable of providing insight, experience, growth capital and strategic thinking. ICOM’s partnership with Solis will help us to better capitalize on ICOM’s industry leading propane technology and breadth of current and future certifications. It also will enable us to grow our service and support capabilities. With Solis as our partner, we are more confident and excited about our ability to grow in North America and around the world. – Ralph Perpetuini, CEO & Albert Venezio, Chairman
With over 40 years on the job, we’ve made it our mission to design and manufacture high quality clothing that you can depend on to keep you safe and comfortable on the job site. We pride ourselves on our high standards and focus on the details and safety compliance standards so you don’t have to. When you buy ML Kishigo work wear, you’ll gain a new tool that makes your job easier.
HEAR FROM THE CEO – GREG HAYWARD
It’s exciting to find a partner that believes in our vision for growth. Solis provides critical resources, strategic expertise and tremendous support in accelerating our growth and evolution with new products and expanded geographic presence. With Solis’ partnership, we’ll be able to position our company for several phases of growth that wouldn’t have happened otherwise. Solis understands our business and its opportunities, and is well-positioned to help us build on our accomplishments to date and achieve our full potential. – Greg Hayward, CEO
Lindora is a leading provider of personalized, medically supervised weight loss and weight management programs in North America. Lindora has more than 40 years success in providing a comprehensive weight management program that combines diet, moderate exercise and coaching delivered online and in clinic locations throughout California.
Horizon Communications (Horizon) is a leading provider of telecommunications infrastructure and contractor services at the forefront of meeting the world’s growing demand for connectivity and mobility. Horizon’s specialized services include Wi-Fi and DAS installation and management, riser management and structured cabling. Horizon has installed wireless infrastructure at some of the most recognizable sporting venues in the Western United States, including AT&T Park, HP Pavilion, Dodgers Stadium and the Honda Center.
HEAR FROM THE CEO – MIKE DEGRAW
With their successful track record and unique experience in backing management teams to grow great businesses, Solis is an ideal partner for our company to help us scale. The partnership allows Horizon to continue to provide its customers with the excellent service and innovative connectivity solutions they expect. At the same time, Solis’ support will enable us to expand our product and service offering in the broader connectivity market. The world is demanding more connectivity and data capabilities. Whether it’s for stadiums, arenas, data centers or office towers, Horizon is providing the solutions. This is an exciting time for Horizon and our industry. – Mike DeGraw, CEO
Resolve Systems (formerly gen-E) is an IT process automation software company that places human ingenuity at the forefront of workplace advancement. The company’s award-winning Resolve™ software breaks down traditional organizational and process constraints through a collaboration-driven approach to automation. Powered by actionable and dynamic knowledge management capabilities, Resolve™ allows organizations to realize cost savings of up to 200 percent within months of deployment, with or without process initiatives in place.
HEAR FROM THE CEO – MARTIN SAVITT
Solis is far more than a source of capital, they are a true partner that brings operational best practices, creativity and strategic thinking to our relationship. Solis provides critical resources and a tremendous support in accelerating our growth and evolution, allowing us to develop a scalable platform with great potential. Joining the Solis portfolio introduces new opportunities for growth and R&D. The investment will ensure our Resolve Social ITPA platform and complementary solutions and services remain at the forefront of market innovation. We look forward to showcasing how this investment will benefit our customers and partners for years to come.” – Martin Savitt, CEO
SOLIS III INVESTMENTS
USER RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL (URI)
Headquartered in the Pacific Northwest, User Research International (URI) is a specialized provider of highly technical user interface and user experience (UX) research and support services. URI’s clients include leading technology and cloud platform companies, such as Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Adobe and Expedia.
The company’s services include usability research, customer scorecards, technical benchmarking, surveys, customer interviews, focus groups, participant recruiting and on-site research labs. URI’s UX research services provide customers with critical research and information required to develop and refine important user functions for their cloud and SaaS product offerings.
HEAR FROM THE CEO –
Solis strikes a diligent balance of empowering our team to determine how to drive the business growth while providing strategic expertise when required. We have felt very supported by the mentorship Solis has provided, as well as the business and financial know-how they bring to the table. They have demonstrated the highest integrity from the very beginning of our partnership and always honored our expertise and experience in the field. They genuinely believe that partnerships are about working together so that everyone benefits, and we are excited to continue our journey with them.
Premier Auto Supplies, LLC
Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Miami, Florida, Premier is a leading distributor of paint and related supplies in South Florida and Texas. Premier has made a name for itself by re-writing the narrative on small-body shops, operating 19 locations, and serving thousands of customers. Through its strong supplier partnerships, Premier is able to retail top-quality paint and related supplies in a customer-friendly, walk-up body shop model. While ease, affordability and quality are not the industry standards for body shops of comparable size, Premier delivers all three. This unique value proposition and proven business model will enable the company to continue its expansion into other markets.
HEAR FROM THE CEO –
Founders and Owners, Rocio and Virgilio Hernandez, are “looking forward to starting the next chapter of the business” and “cannot think of a better partner to continue to grow and evolve the company with other than Solis.”