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Behind the Deal: Kaman’s Plans for B.W. Rogers

In late February, Bloomfield, CT-based Kaman announced an agreement to acquire fluid power distributor B.W. Rogers, Akron, OH. Steve Smidler, president of the Kaman Distribution Group, recently spoke with MDM about the reasons for the acquisition and plans for integrating the distributor into Kaman’s business.

This article includes:

  • How acquisition deepens the Parker relationship
  • How acquisition will expand Kaman's end-market reach
  • How Kaman will integrate B.W. Rogers

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