About Kalinko

Westward portfolio company, JMB Crushing Systems, acquired the majority of the assets of Kalinko Enerterprises in June 2012 which nearly doubled JMB's aggregate supply base.


Investment Overview

  • Westward identified an opportunity to increase its resource base and market share by partnering with one of its largest competitors
  • Structured a transaction to acquire the majority of the assets of Kalinko and enter into exclusive lease agreements
  • Tim Kalinski and his sons continue on with JMB


  • Closed the acquisition of Kalinko Enterprises in June 2012
  • Added strategic crushing and pit management equipment assets to grow JMB's operational capabilities
  • Continue to identify and acquire additional aggregate leases through exclusive aggregate leases