Tide Rock Holdings Acquires ISC Engineering

Tide Rock Holdings is pleased to announce that it has acquired ISC Engineering (“ISC”), a leading provider of custom molded cable assemblies and interconnects. The investment marks an exciting new chapter for the company’s management team, customers, and suppliers. ISC will continue to provide industry-leading overmolded solutions while investing in new technologies to expand its offerings within high performance and harsh environment applications. Investments will also be made to increase the company’s production capacity, enabling it to scale with its customers.

ISC Engineering’s management team is committed to the company’s growth plan. The company’s co-founder and president, Steve Burk, has moved to an advisory role. He remains invested in the business and will continue to lend his 48 years of industry experience to the company. He has been replaced by Steven Willing, who brings over 25 years of industry and executive leadership experience, including as president of Esterline Connection Technologies. Ryan Peddycord, CEO of Tide Rock Holdings, said, “Tide Rock looks forward to working closely with Mr. Willing and the ISC management team. We see tremendous growth potential and will support the company by investing in new technologies and production capacity to better serve its current and future customers.”

About the deal, Steve Burk said, “It has been my honor to build and lead ISC Engineering. What ISC Engineering does matters. I am happy to have partnered with Tide Rock Holdings, and I am confident that ISC’s employees, customers, and vendors will be served well under Tide Rock’s ownership.” Steven Willing said, “I am glad to have worked with Steve and his management team over the last 6 months to plan and execute this transition. The management team and I are committed to maintaining ISC Engineering’s reputation for excellence in solutions engineering, design-to-production management, and production quality. We look forward to expanding our relationships with customers and to solving their product challenges. We are excited to have Tide Rock Holdings as a partner and look forward to realizing the company’s growth potential together.”

About ISC Engineering
ISC Engineering is an overmolding solutions and manufacturing company based in Chino, CA. Founded in 1999 by industry veterans, it has built its reputation on delivering industry-leading solutions to customers’ product design challenges through engineering and manufacturing excellence. The company’s customers include Fortune 500 enterprises and small and medium-sized businesses that require overmolding in a wide variety of high performance and harsh environment applications.

I appreciated Ryan’s outside perspective during the sale. The growth we experienced as a result of going with Tide Rock would not have been possible without his support. The back office resources provided us with the right balance of autonomy and collaboration to exceed our business goals post transaction.
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Leslie Myrell

Leslie Myrell

Leslie provides marketing strategy and leadership for Tide Rock and its portfolio companies to help them grow their brand recognition and increase quality leads.