CLEVELAND, March 25, 2016 – Resilience Capital Partners, a Cleveland-based private equity
firm focused on investing in and improving lower mid-market companies in a broad range of
industries, has purchased Trialon Corp., a provider of outsourced testing for the automotive
industry and the military.
Founded in 1982, Trialon provides test engineering and technical staffing to variety of
companies, including some of the world’s largest auto parts makers. The company tests new
technology, such as lane-departure and self-parking systems on automobiles, and subjects
vehicles to heat, wind and vibration analysis, among other services. Trialon’s customers also
include the military and companies in the medical device, aerospace, consumer product,
pharmaceutical and telecommunications industries.
“Trialon is a diversified company serving customers around the world,” said Bassem Mansour,
co-chief executive officer of Resilience. “Companies in a range of industries have come to rely
on Trialon because of its strong track record. Working with the leadership of Trialon, Resilience
believes it can help the company consolidate its market share in the automotive industry and
continue to explore growth areas, including test engineering and staffing for aerospace and
healthcare companies.”
Based in Burton, Michigan, Trialon serves customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico,
Europe and Asia. Trialon has more than 400 employees, primarily white-collar and high-skilled
manufacturing workers, in Troy and Auburn Hills, Michigan; Kokomo, Indiana; and Warren,
The acquisition, completed in March 2016, was made through Resilience Fund IV. Terms were
not disclosed.
About Trialon Corp.
Founded in 1982, Trialon provides test engineering and technical staffing services to clients in
the automotive, aerospace, military, consumer product, pharmaceutical, medical device and
telecommunications industries. Based in Burton, Michigan, Trialon serves clients in the U.S.,
Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit
About Resilience Capital Partners
Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Resilience invests in niche-oriented manufacturing, value
added distribution and business service companies with sustainable market positions and a clear
path to cash flow improvement. Resilience targets platform businesses with $25 million to $250
million in revenues across a broad range of industries where it can improve a company’s
operations, competitive positioning and profitability. Resilience manages in excess of $625
million for its global investor base, which includes pension funds, insurance companies,
foundations and endowments, fund of funds and family offices. For more information, please
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