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Northwest Fastner Sales acquired by Monroe Engineering Products

Northwest Fastner Sales


Oct 2014



Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held, middle-market businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Northwest Fastener Sales, Inc., headquartered in Tualatin, Oregon, by Monroe Engineering Products, LLC, located in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The acquisition closed on October 31, 2014.

With more than 40 years of excellent service, Northwest Fastener Sales is an established industrial wholesale distributor of threaded fasteners and specialty products. It is also the exclusive manufacturer's representative throughout the Pacific Northwest for several premium lines of fasteners. The Company serves a diverse customer base of 200 mid-size companies with full production lines, ultimately serving as an extension of its customers' purchasing departments. To learn more, visit

Managing Director Stephen Crisham and his team, including affiliate Curtis Case and Vice President Lori Galloway, led the Generational Equity deal team that advised Northwest Fastener Sales on the transaction. "Northwest Fastener Sales (NWFS) is an exceptionally well managed business with excellent growth potential. The principals of Monroe Engineering (Monroe) quickly recognized the opportunity to partner with the existing management team, combined with their own broad product offerings, to build on the company's long term reputation for outstanding customer service in the Northwest," stated Crisham. He added, "To their great credit, our client and buyer, as well as their respective legal and accounting advisors, were professional, reasonable and worked expeditiously to complete due diligence and documents to close the transaction on schedule. Generational Equity is excited about the fit between NWFS and Monroe, and truly expects a very successful future as they move forward together." Founded in the 1950's, Monroe is a global industrial manufacturing and distribution company offering 50,000 SKU's across over 25 product lines. Monroe is ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100 certified and has a diverse customer base of manufacturers, distributors and catalog-houses across several vertical markets. To learn more, visit