Avon Machining (Shelby Township, MI) acquired Plasma-Tec, Inc. (Moline, MI) on October 21, 2019, in a deal that enhances their capabilities and expands them into new industries. As a Tier 1 supplier to OEMs and a leading manufacturer of large, complex, precision parts for the aerospace, defense, construction, mining, energy, and agriculture industries in North America and beyond, Avon Machining will collaboratively engineer and provide the part solutions that maximize long-term reliability, durability, and overall cost effectiveness for their customers.
“As a reliable, cost-effective domestic source for high-quality precision parts, we look forward to expanding the strong relationships Plasma-Tec has built over the past 38 years with several leading OEMs,” commented Chad Fietsam, the chief executive office of Avon Machining.
Combilift and Author Join Forces on New Kids’ Book
Award-winning Combilift and award-winning author, Emer Conlon, have produced a children’s storybook that features forklift heroes and teaches important values. The ‘combi-nation’ has the added benefit of educating young kids and their parents about the company’s equipment and the material handling industry.
ARCH Cutting Tools Takes Top Place in ANCA Competition
A complex, multifunctional tool measuring an inch in diameter with a long functional cutting length, the ARCH tool checked every box to win the prestigious ANCA Tool of the Year 2020.