“We have found the right partner in Frontenac, which has a history of providing solutions to founder-owned businesses, a strategy of working with seasoned executives, and a track record of successfully growing enterprises like ours.”

Mike Trotta

GNAP LLC

CEO1ST Partner

Mike Trotta is President of GNAP and a 30 year veteran of the abrasives industry. Mike has held various operating and senior management roles at Abrasive Products and Abrasives Materials. In 2005, Mike partnered with Mike Currie to form GNAP and create a national industrial distributor of abrasive products and equipment.


Company Overview

GNAP is a leading, national distributor of industrial abrasive products, equipment, specialty ceramics and ancillary services used by a broad base of customers in the applications of investment casting, metal stamping, machining, forging, remediation, coating and paving.


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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