Emko Capital announces new investment

Emko Capital is pleased to announce the addition of two firms, Davlyn Manufacturing Co. and Darco Southern, to its investment and management portfolio.

Founded in 1980, Davlyn Manufacturing Co. is a premier U.S.-based manufacturer of high-temperature textile products, specializing in high-volume knitting, braiding and coating. It is a thermal solutions leader and owns numerous technology patents for its industrial and commercial solutions, with specialization in custom fabrication with thermal textiles. Its facilities are located in Spring City, Pennsylvania.

Darco Southern is a US-based manufacturer of high-temperature textile products. With a history of innovation, Darco has become a thermal solutions leader across commercial and industrial markets. Today, Darco operates a modern 35,000 sq. ft. facility in Independence, VA with knitting, cutting, specialty coating, and kitting and custom sewing & fabrication capabilities.


We are excited to partner with Orix Mezzanine & Private Equity and Webster Bank who provided financing for this transaction.


About us:
Emko Capital is family-run investment firm investing in and actively managing privately held industrial and manufacturing businesses. Founding and managing partners Josh Kowitt and Dean Emmerton have over 30 years combined experience in industrials, infrastructure, aerospace and related industries. You can learn more about Emko at www.emkocapital.com.

Our investment criteria:
+Aerospace and industrial manufacturing and services
+$2-8M EBITDA
+Focus on engineering and innovation
+Non-cyclical industries
+Family owned business seeking succession plan