The amount of the deal was not disclosed. Ken Walker, former chief operating officer of EnPro Industries who recently joined Falfurrias portfolio company SixAxis as executive chairman, will join the board of E-Tech along with Oken and Charles (Chip) Johnson Jr., principal at Falfurrias.
The company will use the funds to accelerate its growth in several key areas.
Founded in 1993 by Steve Veldhuis and Doug Fagaly, E-Tech provides software and automation systems integration and engineering design services for a diverse roster of loyal blue-chip customers in categories ranging from pharmaceuticals and consumer packaged goods to logistics and food and beverage.
The firm specializes in automation, information systems, machine safety, machine and process modeling, and simulation across multiple industries utilizing current and emerging technologies.