Dorner Mfg. Corp. partnered with Pittsburgh-based Incline Equity Partners. Located in Hartland, Wis., Dorner is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of unit handling conveyor systems used to address automation needs in industrial, packaging, food, medical and pharmaceutical markets.

“We have been particularly impressed by Dorner’s strong management team, best-in-class manufacturing operations and growth prospects,” says Justin Bertram, partner of Incline Equity Partners. “We look forward to supporting management’s efforts to achieve various growth initiatives as well as to pursue strategic acquisitions in certain target areas.”

“The management team and I are excited about our partnership with the Incline team,” says Rich Ryan, new chief executive officer of Dorner, who served as chief operating officer for the past seven years. “With Incline’s support, we are well positioned to invest in or acquire the appropriate resources needed to better service our existing customers, as well as to support our growth into new product areas, end markets and geographies.”