CR Coatings & Logistics Announces it Has Finalized the Acquisition of Windsor Metal Finishing

Chicago, IL – (May 05, 2015) CR Coatings & Logistics Management Group, LLC (“CRCL”), a portfolio company of D’Orazio Capital Management, Inc. (“DCM”) today announced it has finalized the acquisition of Windsor Metal Finishing (“WMF”) located in Kissimmee, Florida on Monday, May 04, 2015.

Together, CR and WMF will bring greater focus on delivering industry-defining architectural metal finishing and contracted labor solutions to a broader range of customers. The combination of CR and WMF brings together two highly synergistic companies in the industrial coatings industry. CR and WMF will remain committed to serving the needs of their combined customers. The companies are largely complementary and therefore the amount of competition between them is non-existent.

“This transaction will benefit customers across all segments the companies serve. Combining the passion, creativity and operational excellence of these two leading-edge companies will allow us to better serve customers in offering enhanced strategic services to both current and future customers in the architectural and metal finishing industry,” said Jim Colbert, CEO of CR.

Malcolm Brant, President and Founder of WMF, whom will remain with the new company in an executive-role, shared, “our combined companies meet a wider set of customer needs by integrating technologies and services. The combined company has significant opportunity to grow into new markets with an extremely broad-range of customer-driven solution and I am very pleased to be a continued part of the business going forward.”

John Broucek, Principal-Head of Investments and James Reeb, Principal-Head of Manufacturing, co-managed the acquisition for DCM, while H. Richard Hagen was Senior General Counsel for DCM on the transaction.

About Windsor Metal Finishing

Windsor Metal Finishing was founded in 1992 by primary shareholders Malcom Brant and Fred Dula and is located in Kissimmee, just south of Orlando, Florida. Windsor is a certified applicator of high-performance PVDF polyvinylidene fluoride coatings. The company has been involved with the finishing of many prestigious projects from Alaska to desert kingdoms in Saudi Arabia, and more recently the coating of the perforated aluminum curtain-wall panels housing the LED system covering the first 22 stories of the New World Trade Center, Freedom Tower. In 2008 WMF was recipient of the Governor’s award for Florida’s #1 sustainable small business. In addition, Windsor has completed multiple projects for the various theme parks located in Central Florida over the past several years. For more information on WMF, please contact General Manager, Jack Sweeney by phone at: (800) 272-2689, by email at:, or by visiting

About D’Orazio Capital Management, Inc.

D’Orazio Capital Management, Inc. is a privately held, single-family investment office located in Chicago, Illinois. The principals make investments in established P/E and V/C funds, as well as directly into energy, manufacturing and transportation going concerns. For additional information on D’Orazio Capital Management, Inc., please visit

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About CR Coatings & Logistics

CR Coatings & Logistics Management Group, LLC founded in 2008 provides solutions for a wide variety of industrial and manufacturing needs. Whether in the form of on-site paint line management, intra-plant logistics, packaging, warehousing, inventory controls, comprehensive quality inspections, or the transportation of goods. CR ensures customers realize cost reductions and productivity enhancements throughout each step of the process. For more information on CR, please contact CEO, Jim Colbert by phone at: 855 453-0007 or by email at