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KARLEE - Successful exit 2011


Location: Garland, Texas

CEO: Jo Ann Brumit

Year Founded: 1974

Business Description: KARLEE is a privately owned company headquartered in Garland, Texas. The Company is a manufacturer and integrator providing integrated enclosures, sheet metal fabrication, precision machining, cabling, and process coating to a customer base of primarily Fortune 500 companies in the medical, semi-conductor, telecommunications, commercial, nuclear and defense industries. KARLEE is an industry leader based on principles of "best in class" quality and evidenced by winning the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2000. KARLEE has manufacturing plants in Garland and McAllen, Texas.

Employees: 500

Investment: KARLEE successfully exited the fund in 2011.

Website: http://www.karlee.com


  • 2008 Ranked Top 25 Woman Owned Business by Dallas Business Journal
  • 2008 AS9100 Certified
  • 2007 Featured as a Top Diversity Supplier at NXTcomm National Conference
  • 2006 Ranked Top 10 among Largest Woman-Owned Business in DFW
  • 2005 Top Woman Owned Business Award by Women's Enterprise
  • 2005 Ranked 17th among the Top 100 Small Businesses in Texas
  • 2004 Ranked Top 10 among Largest Woman-Owned Business in DFW
  • 2000 Malcom Baldrige National Quality Award
  • 2000 TL 9000 Registered
  • 2000 Texas Business of the Year (Large Div.)
  • 1999 Texas Quality Award
  • 1995 Well Managed Business Award by Baylor University

KARLEE - Successful exit 2011