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Advanced Precision joins the ARCH Medical Solutions Group

ARCH Global Precision, a Strength Capital Partners platform company that is focused on precision machined components and precision cutting tools has acquired Advanced Precision, located in Sparta, New Jersey. Advanced Precision is a manufacturer of highly complex precision machined medical instruments and devices serving the spine and orthopedic markets. In addition, Advanced Precision works integrally with their customers to assist in the design and development phase of new products.

“We are very pleased to announce the acquisition of Advanced Precision, representing our first completed acquisition of 2016. Advanced Precision represents ARCH Global Precision’s first acquisition of a focused medical business,” commented Eli Crotzer, ARCH Global Precision President and Chief Executive Officer. “ARCH Global is strategically committed to building a focused medical implants and instruments business, and the acquisition of Advanced Precision represents our first step in this direction. We look forward to partnering with the Advanced Precision management team as we together work to grow this business and acquire complimentary businesses that serve the medical and dental end markets”, concluded Mr. Crotzer.

Advanced Precision’s former owner, Vincent Fay, commented, “we are pleased to announce the sale of Advanced Precision to ARCH Global Precision. In choosing an acquirer to sell the company to, it was important for me to identify a buyer that was committed to the continued growth of the company, while at the same time also committed to maintaining the culture, facility and welfare of the Advanced Precision employee base. After meeting with several potential buyers, it quickly became evident that ARCH Global Precision was the ideal partner to take Advanced Precision to the next level, while maintaining those things that have traditionally driven the success of the business.”


Bob, Inc. joins the ARCH Medical Solutions Group

ARCH Global Precision (“ARCH”), a Strength Capital Partners and Main Post Partners platform company that is focused on precision machined components and precision cutting tools has acquired Bob, Inc., located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bob, Inc. is a manufacturer of high precision components serving the medical and aerospace/defense industries. Bob, Inc. manufactures a mix of implants and instruments across multiple orthopedic product groups such as spine, trauma, extremities and dental, in addition to components used in multiple aerospace/defense applications such as missiles, military and commercial aircraft, satellites and unmanned aerial vehicles (i.e. drones).

“Consistent with our intentions outlined in March when we acquired Advanced Precision, we have continued to build up our medical market exposure and capabilities with today’s announcement that we are acquiring Bob Inc. Specifically, this transaction adds complex medical implants to our portfolio of products, and provides access to several Top 10 global medical OEM’s. Moving forward, we will continue to expand ARCH’s presence in the medical and aerospace segments through additional acquisitions serving these end markets.” commented Eli Crotzer, ARCH Global Precision President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are excited to partner with Bob, Inc. during their next phase of growth, and build on their existing long-term relationships and strong reputation in the marketplace” concluded Mr. Crotzer.

“We are pleased to announce the sale of Bob, Inc. to ARCH Global Precision.” commented Bob, Inc.’s former owners, Tom and Bob Gearou. “In choosing an acquirer to sell the Company to, it was important for us to find a group that had good cultural alignment and was committed to supporting the future growth of Bob, Inc. Based on the positive interactions that we experienced throughout the sale process, we found ARCH Global Precision to be the ideal buyer.”


Rid-Lom Precision Manufacturing Corporation joins the ARCH Precision Components Group

ARCH Global Precision (“ARCH”), a Strength Capital Partners and Main Post Partners platform company that is focused on precision machined components and precision cutting tools, has acquired Rid-Lom Precision Manufacturing Corporation (“Rid-Lom”), located in Rochester, New York. Rid-Lom is a manufacturer of high precision components serving the hydraulic, packaging and general industrial markets, and specializes in CNC milling and electrical discharge machining (“EDM”).

“We are excited to announce the acquisition of Rid-Lom, as this acquisition provides additional machining capabilities in the Northeast and access to new key customers” commented Scott Morling, ARCH Global Precision Divisional President of Precision Machined Components. “Over the coming months, all of the equipment and employees of Rid-Lom will be relocated to our JASCO facility, located 8 miles from the Rid-Lom facility. In addition to maintaining the strong relationships Rid-Lom has developed with its customer base, the new added machining capabilities and incremental capacity will enhance the JASCO operations and significantly contribute to our continued growth”, concluded Mr. Morling.

John Rider, the former owner and President of Rid-Lom, commented, “I am pleased to announce that Rid-Lom is joining the ARCH family of companies. Early on in the process it was apparent there was a strong cultural alignment with ARCH, and they shared similar core values as Rid-Lom. Given the track record and reputation of ARCH, I am confident that ARCH is the right steward of the business going forward.” Mr. Rider will stay on for a transitional period to ensure the successful integration of the business.


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