Founded in 1989, American Industrial Partners is one of the leading private equity firms that makes control equity investments in mid-sized industrial companies in North America. The company assists its portfolio companies with financial, operational and technical solutions. It specializes in value enhancement through improvements, global marketing and sourcing, and technological and add-on investments. American Industrial Partners employs professionals with expertise in several operating and technical areas, such as quality systems, engineering effectiveness, global manufacturing, and product development and planning. The company serves various countries across Asia and Latin America, including Brazil, India and China. It specializes in replacing shared services at newly independent divisions, divesting noncore assets and integrating bolt-on acquisitions.