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B&D Industrial Acquires Western Machine Works

Macon-GA-based B&D Industrial on Sept. 5 announced the acquisition of Western Machine Works, Inc. of Tacoma, WA. Western Machine Works performs machining services including engineering, welding and fabrication, hydraulics, custom machine parts and field service for industrial customers throughout Washington and the Pacific Northwest. The company will continue to be marketed and operated under the Western Machine Works, Inc. name.

“The new acquisition provides us with a stronger ability to assist customers with greater services and a wider range of skillsets,” says James “JP” Schmitz, president of Western Machine Works. B&D reportsSchmitz will serve as the vice president/general manager of Western Machine Works.

“For several years, our B&D Service division has worked hand in hand with Western Machine Works to serve customers in the Pacific Northwest. This acquisition furthers our partnership and gives B&D a platform to grow our precision maintenance field service and gearbox repair business in the region,” adds Brian Davis, vice president of B&D Industrial.

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