Jonathan Engineered Solutions (Jonathan) is a specialist in the design and manufacturing of highly engineered enclosures, slides, and isolators for defense, aerospace, and specialty industrial end-markets. In the defense sector, Jonathan products safely house electronics hardware for mission critical communications, networking, and defensive systems, primarily for the U.S. Navy. In the aerospace and industrial markets, Jonathan supports applications that require highly engineered, no-fail mechanical components such as business jets and emergency response vehicles. The company’s products are built to withstand the harshest operating environments and are customized to meet demanding end-user requirements. Jonathan is headquartered in Irvine, CA and has approximately 900 employees.
Favorable Market Drivers: Jonathan supports a large market with recurring demand dynamics due to the need for continuous sustainment and evolution of critical technology systems on board our nation’s naval assets. Equipping the fleet with the latest technology is a priority for the U.S. Department of Defense, and Jonathan’s products are critical for deploying and protecting these systems. Large upgrade programs often span decades, providing long term demand visibility for Jonathan’s products.
JLL Value Creation Initiatives: JLL has identified multiple opportunities to drive growth in partnership with Jonathan. JLL will work alongside management to build upon the company’s outstanding reputation in the defense market and continue its growth trajectory in critical aerospace and industrial markets. Through an active M&A strategy, JLL and management will also seek to expand Jonathan’s product capabilities and further consolidate its core markets