“Frontenac’s CEO1st program provides structure and discipline for investing in a competitive marketplace. The Frontenac team brought a point of view on the industry and a solutions-oriented mindset that resonated with the owners and enabled our transaction.”

Jay Kline

Liquid Technologies

CEO1ST Partner

Jay Kline is a former President at Kennametal, Tekni-Plex and BASF, with significant experience in the personal care and contract manufacturing sectors. Jay was part of Frontenac’s industry initiative in the personal care segment and was appointed CEO at closing in 2016.


Company Overview

Liquid Technologies is a leading contract formulator and contract manufacturer of personal care products.


One South Wacker
Suite 2980
Chicago, IL 60606
Tel: 312.368.0044

We invest in high quality companies, primarily in the food, industrial and services industries. We work with business owners, almost always families, founders or entrepreneurs, as they address complex transition issues of liquidity, management enhancement and growth planning.

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