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About Tighitco Inc.

The InterTech Group likes to interweave a wide variety of technology-driven manufacturing businesses with other activities, such as business services (financial transaction services) and entertainment. The Group, a holding company with businesses worldwide, puts its primary focus on polymer and fiber products, including industrial protective wear and fabrics used by firefighters. Its business sectors includes aerospace, financial services, leisure/entertainment, real estate, and specialty chemicals. InterTech Group is owned by the founding Zucker family. The Group was founded in 1982.


While specialty chemicals (ultra-high-temperature fibers) is its focus, InterTech Group also owns businesses in a range of industries (including aerospace composite/metal helicopter exhaust systems), financial services, investments, leisure and entertainment (ice arenas), manufacturing, and real estate.

Its Real Estate portfolio includes retail, office, manufacturing and warehousing space. Its industrial real estate holdings include properties with up to 1 million square feet. InterTech Group's investments include global equities, as well as public debt and municipal financing instruments.

Geographic Reach

The Group is headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina. It owns and operates some of the best ice arenas in the US and Canada.

Sales and Marketing

InterTech Group serves a wide range of industries including aerospace, financial services, manufacturing, public companies, real estate, semiconductor, and sports.


The InterTech Group's investments include global equities, as well as public debt and municipal financing instruments. Its disciplined investing approach ensures it maintains diversified portfolios. Its investment philosophy allows it to make substantial investments in public companies, where it frequently has publicly reportable positions.

Company Background

In 2012 The London Ice Park, an ice arena in southeast London, was bought out of bankruptcy by InterTech Group affiliate Buckingham Sports Properties, which promised to invest an initial $1 million into the facility and surrounding property.

The company was founded in 1982 by the late Jerry Zucker, who in 2006 led the acquisition of Canada's Hudson's Bay Company (North America's oldest business enterprise). By the time of his death in 2008, Zucker owned more than 300 patents.

Tighitco Inc.

1375 Sboard Indus Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318-2824
Phone: 1 (404) 355-1205

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
Chief Financial Officer: Jean Bearden
Vice President: Tawne Castorina
Vp Technical Operations: Chris Radcliffe
Employees (This Location): 230
Employees (All Locations): 240

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA

Other Locations

Berlin, CT
Ladson, SC