Outlast Technologies, the U.S.-based specialty company for so-called phase change materials, has new owners: The investment company Golden Equity Investments based in Colorado as well. It is a relatively new private equity investor specializing in small and medium-sized companies that have their strengths in technologies for any industry and that have a high potential for growth. Outlast's turnover is in the mid-double-digits of millions of dollars. Meanwhile, Dirk Keunen has been appointed sales manager of Outlast Europe, which is broadening its footprint. It recently struck a deal with GBB, the French brand of children's shoes.