Fullerton Tool Co. Acquires Carbro Corp.
Fullerton Tool Co., a manufacturer of solid carbide cutting tools located in Saginaw, Michigan, has announced the acquisition of Carbro Corp., a manufacturer of solid carbide rotary tools located in Lawndale, California. Following the acquisition, Carbro Corp. will operate as Carbro LLC.
Carbro will continue to operate as its own entity, as well as partner with Fullerton to create strategic partnerships aimed at the aerospace market. This acquisition and partnership will allow Carbro to continue to provide its existing products and services.
“Carbro and Fullerton will continue to build upon their existing product lines and reputations and together will create strategic partnerships to better service specialty markets as well as our customers,” says Patrick Curry, president and co-owner of Fullerton Tool. “I am excited for the future with both of these companies and how this partnership will impact the manufacturing industry.”
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