December 03, 2019

Capital Partners Portfolio Company Sur-Seal named “Best Place to Work in 2019” by Rubber & Plastics News

RUBBER & PLASTICS NEWS, a leading publication for the rubber and plastic manufacturing industry, named SUR-SEAL ONE OF THE INDUSTRY’S “BEST PLACES TO WORK” in 2019, as determined by a survey of industry employees. “Rapid Right Reliable” is Sur-Seal’s motto and serves as the foundation for customers and employees. “Embracing the motto is what makes the culture at Sur-Seal unique,” said Ryan Patterson, second shift area leader, adding that employees “embrace the challenge and ensure that customer parts are shipped on time.” Sur-Seal’s approach to providing customers with “Rapid Right Reliable” service is a key aspect of the Company’s unique culture. Jenna McHugh, Vice President of Human Resources explains “There is a culture of openness and respect that includes continuous communication with daily huddles throughout the company.” The Sur-Seal team believes that being a best place to work not only benefits employees and customers, but also builds a stronger business positioned to succeed for the long-term.

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Sur-Seal is a leading provider of custom-designed sealing solutions along with related components and assemblies. Its products are used in critical applications by OEMs in the lighting,heating and cooling, medical, and various industrial end-markets. Sur-Seal prides itself on partnering with customers to provide engineering support, rapid prototype development, and outstanding quality and customer service.
Capital Partners partnered with management and acquired a majority interest in Sur-Seal in June 2018. Please contact any of the following Capital Partners team members with investment or add-on acquisition opportunities:

James Sidwa, Managing Director

Andrea Vandersall, Vice President

John Willert, Managing Director

John Newman, Principal

Please visit the Capital Partners website ( or Sur-Seal’s website ( for more details.

About Capital Partners

Capital Partners ( is a private investment firm founded in 1982. Our principals have invested in more than 100 platform and add-on acquisitions across a variety of industries. Based on the combination of solid investment discipline and our low leverage approach, we have successfully partnered with management teams through multiple economic cycles.