Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.) has sold Acieta to RōBEX, a portfolio company of Angeles Equity Partners


Acieta is a full-service manufacturing automation solutions provider, with significant systems, controls and integration capabilities. Headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin, the company has installed more than 5,500 robots since its inception and built an outstanding reputation in the industrial automation sector. In addition to its custom automation systems, Acieta offers an extensive, growing suite of standard products to address the most common shop floor challenges across manufacturing sectors.

The Deal

Acieta, a Midwest-based industrial robotics manufacturer and integrator, announced its sale from Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.) to RōBEX, a portfolio company of Angeles Equity Partners. Lincoln International served as the exclusive financial advisor to Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.) in the sale of Acieta. This latest development marks RōBEX’s third strategic acquisition since it was acquired by Angeles. With this strategic acquisition, RōBEX further expands its equipment tending, welding and palletizing capabilities across a broad set of markets including agriculture, foundry and die, welding and fabrication and building products, among others.

Our Perspective

Adam Hunia, Lincoln International Managing Director who led the transaction, commented, “The combination of capabilities between RōBEX and Acieta will deliver enhanced value to customers and positions the combined platform for growth moving forward.”

Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.)

With a long history in the United States, Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co. Tokyo, Japan, one of the most diversified and comprehensive trading, investment and service enterprises in the world. Mitsui & Co. pursues “360° business innovation” that ranges from product sales, worldwide logistics and financing, through to the development of major international infrastructure and other projects. For more information, please visit


RōBEX is a robotic material handling integrator founded in 2015 in Perrysburg, Ohio. The company acquired Mid-State Engineering and +Vantage in 2022 and maintains manufacturing facilities in Perrysburg, Ohio; Livonia, Michigan; Tipton, Indiana and Saltillo, Mexico. RōBEX leverages its experience and expertise to bring value to customers through robotic solutions that improve productivity and safety. For more information, please visit

Angeles Equity Partners

Angeles is a specialist, lower middle-market private equity investment firm with a consistent approach that seeks to transform and grow specialized, industrial businesses. The Angeles skill set drives the firm’s investment philosophy and, in its view, can help businesses reach their full potential. For more information, please visit

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Lincoln supported Acieta in finding its home for the next stage of growth. Our management team is excited for the partnership and for the bright future ahead for our employees and customers.
Robert Komljenovic
Chief Executive Officer of Acieta

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