Lone Star Fasteners Continues Expansion in UK


Lone Star Fasteners, Houston, TX, has acquired LWD Precision Engineering Co. Ltd., a manufacturer of precision engineered components for the global oil and gas industry, for $6 million. LWD, based in Leeds, UK, manufactures precision machined components for valves, actuators and other related critical applications.


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"The purchase of LWD is our latest step in the strategic expansion of Lone Star's product and geographic market coverage, said Lone Star CEO Bruce Ross.


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The acquisition of LWD follows Lone Star's June 2006 acquisition of Leeds-based Grange Gaskets, a provider of standard and specialty gaskets, and related machined parts.&nbsp ; Tony Sitek, managing director of Lone Star's Grange subsidiary, will assume overall management ...

Lone Star Fasteners, Houston, TX, has acquired LWD Precision Engineering Co. Ltd., a manufacturer of precision engineered components for the global oil and gas industry, for $6 million. LWD, based in Leeds, UK, manufactures precision machined components for valves, actuators and other related critical applications.


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“The purchase of LWD is our latest step in the strategic expansion of Lone Star’s product and geographic market coverage, said Lone Star CEO Bruce Ross.


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The acquisition of LWD follows Lone Star’s June 2006 acquisition of Leeds-based Grange Gaskets, a provider of standard and specialty gaskets, and related machined parts.&nbsp ; Tony Sitek, managing director of Lone Star’s Grange subsidiary, will assume overall management responsibility for the combined businesses of Grange and LWD.


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With the acquisition of LWD, Lone Star has about $70 million in revenue, more than 350 customers, and 400 employees throughout the U.S., UK and Romania.


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