Glebar Co. Acquires Everite Machine Products
Everite offers burr-free cutoff, surface grinding, point grinding and vertical grinding technologies using ECG.
Glebar Co. has acquired Everite Machine Products Inc., a manufacturer of electrochemical grinding (ECG) technology tailored to medical and aerospace markets.
“We are excited by this opportunity and welcome the Everite team to Glebar," says Robert Baker, CEO of Glebar. “Combining the capabilities of Tridex and Everite will increase our ability to provide ECG solutions to our expanded customer base. Additionally, we will bring Glebar’s service and aftermarket capabilities to the Everite customer base, strengthening our existing partnerships through improved service and support.”
Everite, which offers burr-free cutoff, surface grinding, point grinding and vertical grinding technologies using ECG, has been in business for over 70 years.
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