March 7, 2023 - In-Place Machine Company (IPM) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Western Machine Works (WMW) as part of a long-term growth strategy to expand reach and service offerings to customers and prospects across the U.S. and Canada.
Adding the expertise in engineering and precision machine shop services of WMW to the extensive field machining capabilities and solutions of IPM greatly enhances the benefits to customers across a multitude of industries.
"IPM could not be happier about Western Machine Works joining our great team," said Dean Flint, President and CEO of In-Place Machining Company. "Their highly skilled, experienced group of engineers and machinists are committed to providing exceptional service to heavy industrial markets such as pulp and paper, marine, steel, and wind and hydro power generation."
Based in Portland, Oregon, Western Machine Works was founded in 1985 to provide precision roll grinding, balancing and general machining services for the pulp and paper industry. Since then, Western Machine Works has established itself as a highly respected in-house machining and engineering firm that specializes in the repair and refurbishment of large scale, precision components, including pulp and paper rolls, wind turbine main shafts, hydro-electric components, and more.
"This is a very exciting time for WMW," said Greg Allen, SVP and General Manager of Western Machine Works. "It was very important to us that we partner with a company that excels in machining and has experience in the industries we serve. IPM's onsite machining capabilities and experience are unmatched and complement the services we provide to create a unique benefit to our customer base."
With the newest addition of Western Machine Works to the IPM Machining Services Division as well as its strong Measurement & Alignment Services Division of OASIS Alignment Services, Exact Metrology, and East Coast Metrology, IPM continues to offer customers a highly advanced level of experience, knowledge, tooling, and service.
With seventeen facilities across the United States and Canada, In-Place Machining Company is the premier provider of high-precision engineered on-site machining, large scale cutting & drilling, 3D scanning, and measurement and alignment services.
SOURCE: In-Place Machine Company, LLC
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