The Optio Advantage

Plant Shutdown/Startup


OPTIO can bring the experience of dozens of numerous successful plant shutdowns and startups to your company.  Often much of the structural value in an acquisition rests in the ability to re-align facilities with the changing market and supply base.  Our professionals have directly managed facility network optimization around the world, starting up plants in Eastern Europe, China and India.  Working facility shutdowns in Europe, Asia and North and South America.   


  1. Checklists of key startup or shutdown requirements
  2. Past project plans and GANT charts 
  3. Lessons Learned from past startups and shutdowns
  4. Network of global contacts with startup and shutdown experience

Private Equity Services


OPTIO can provide focused services for Private Equity firms, we can bring world class experienced talent to augment the business management team. Our professionals have directly managed operational transformations as executives in private equity owned firms and have worked with the business management teams driving operations improvement.  Dozens of pre-acquisition assessments to determine operational capability and potential for improvement have been performed.  Plants have been started and ramped up around the world, many products have been transferred across plants and plants have been shutdown in an orderly effective manner. 


Information Technology Enhancement


OPTIO can design and build low cost Information Technology Solutions leveraging  open source cloud based software which will outperform earlier custom or packaged software because they are specific to your business.  These solutions can be low cost both to build and to use and remain flexible to your business expansion and changing needs.  OPTIO is totally focused on making your business more efficient and effective, not building or selling software for software's sake.  Our professionals can quickly assess your current capabilities and identify opportunities to apply new IT solutions which will improve operations, enhance collaboration and streamline your support activities.     




Improvement Acceleration 


OPTIO can bring experienced talent for short bursts of intense focus on the most critical initiatives.  Talent and experience which can rarely be found inside a middle market manufacturing company. OPTIO will team with the managers to accelerate the problem solving, solution definitions, execution planning and implementation.  Our professionals have directly managed facility network optimization around the world, starting up plants in Eastern Europe, China and India.  Working facility shutdowns in Europe, Asia and North and South America.   



Acquisition Due Diligence


OPTIO has professionals with deep industry and cross industry operations experience

  1. Able to quickly determine the target's core operational capabilities
  2. Identify key opportunities to improve performance: people, process, technology
  3. Quantify improvement opportunities and investment required for capture
  4. Develop plans to accelerate value capture


Bring the world class experience and talent to ensure that the operational assessment is as thorough and professional as the financial due diligence.​