American Roller Acquires Custom Roll Firm C.R.E.W. to Support New Products
UNION GROVE, Wis.—February 8, 2016—On the heels of American Roller's early January announcement of acquiring Nordson’s XALOY DuraShell and EquaTherm chill roll product lines, the company announced today the acquisition of C.R.E.W. located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed.
The C.R.E.W acquisition adds engineering depth and additional manufacturing capability and capacity in support of recent product line acquisitions and the company’s overall web processing business.
"We are excited to add the C.R.E.W brand, reputation and capability to the American Roller team," explained Steve Russell, vice president and general manager. "With Troy Sommerfeld’s leadership of our corporate core engineering process and the machining investment we are making in our Rock Hill, South Carolina, facility, we are strengthening and investing in our industry-leading position in web processing."
The C.R.E.W. facility is located 5 minutes from its newly acquired ARC Engineered Products, creating a world-class team and talent of machining experts within the Oshkosh and Appleton, Wisconsin, area.
About American Roller
American Roller is the premier engineered solutions supplier of industrial rollers used in a wide variety of manufacturing processes. With several facilities located in the U.S., it services, designs, and manufactures a full range of rollers, along with specialty roller coverings and coatings. Founded in 1938, American Roller is committed to providing its valued customers ever-improving roller performance.
About Plasma Coatings
Plasma Coatings, a division of American Roller, has manufacturing facilities in the United States and China, along with international licensees around the world. It specializes in coating solutions that resist corrosion, reduce wear, and provide release though the selection of a variety of thermal spray, and hard facing techniques, along with advanced polymer materials, and processes. Turn-key machining services and on-site coatings are also available. Plasma Coatings provides the highest level of service in quality, responsiveness and availability.
Source: American Roller.