August 07, 2023

MicroCare LLC Announces the Acquisition of Infection Control Technology, LLC

MicroCare, LLC (“MicroCare”), a portfolio company of Heartwood Partners (“Heartwood”) and a leading provider of critical cleaning fluids, coatings, sealants and related packaging and dispensing solutions, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Infection Control Technology, LLC (“ICT”).

Based in Clearfield, Utah, ICT is a manufacturer of infection control chemistries for the dental market. ICT’s products are used for applications including instrument reprocessing, evacuation system cleaning, and hard surface disinfection.

Tom Tattersall, MicroCare Chief Executive Officer said, “ICT is a terrific complement to the MicroCare Medical Infection Prevention business and will enhance our ability to service the critical cleaning needs of our dental and medical customers. By adding ICT’s quality products and differentiated private label capabilities, MicroCare can offer customers a best-in-class portfolio of infection control products and private label solutions.”

“ICT represents a highly strategic acquisition for MicroCare, strengthening the company’s presence in the dental and medical end markets and offering strong commercial synergies,” said Sarah Paquet, Principal, Heartwood Partners. “We look forward to supporting the growth of the combined business in partnership with ICT and Nathan Johnson, a former owner of ICT, who will be continuing his involvement with the business moving forward.”

Heartwood Partners is focused on partnering with family and management-owners. Our strategy is focused on providing strategic and financial guidance, human resources development, marketing and eCommerce expertise, and operational assistance to support long-term growth, including organic and acquisition-driven expansion into new products, services, and end markets. Please visit the Heartwood Partners website at ( to review our approach and investment portfolio.

Please contact the following members of the investment team at Heartwood Partners with investment or add-on opportunities:

Ed Tan, Partner

John Willert, Partner

John Newman, Principal

Sarah Paquet, Principal

Dew Greene, Associate