IOP is partnering in its investment with Dean Calhoun and Dave Counterman, along with their experienced team of veneer industry veterans. Messrs Calhoun and Counterman will serve as ceo and president, respectively, following the acquisition.

IOP operating principal Phil Fioravante has assumed the role of chairman. Mr Fioravante is a member of IOP’s Board of Operating Principals, which is comprised of experienced executives who provide leadership to the businesses in which IOP invests.

Coldwater is a manufacturer of specialty hardwood veneer for the global marketplace including end markets such as building products, furniture, home furnishings and automotive markets.