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Jrlon Acquires Metalworx

Jrlon Inc., a specialty metal, plastics and rubber manufacturer, has acquired Metalworx, a manufacturer of precision machined components and products.

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The logo for Jrlon, the company that has bought Metalworx

Jrlon Inc. has acquired Metalworx Inc, a high-performance contract manufacturer that specializes in precision machining and complete metal fabrication. The addition of Metalworx adds AS9100 certification, ITAR registration and ISO-13485 compliance to the Jrlon portfolio.

Metalworx serves a wide range of markets including aerospace, transportation, medical, defense, forestry, power generation, communication and other industrial and technology-based industries. These additional capabilities and capacity strengthen and extend the services Jrlon can offer.

Metalworx's logo

“Metalworx is a great fit into our family of businesses,” says Brandon Redmond, Jrlon Inc.’s co-owner and COO. “Everything from the culture and people over profits mentality, to the diversity of products and services makes it a perfect fit. They bring additional certifications that we did not have, and have well-established relationships with a customer-base that we were very interested in penetrating. We see this as an incredible opportunity to cross-sell and utilize each other’s capabilities.”

In addition to precision machining, Metalworx brings a high level of automation while also offering sheet metal fabrication, robotic welding, 3D printing and in-house painting and finishing.

“Metalworx is in great hands with Jrlon Inc. and the two brothers, Brandon and Chad Redmond, who carry on a legacy with their family business,” says Michael L. Sawyer, outgoing president and CEO of Metalworx and current CEO of Real Performance Machinery. “I am extremely confident the company cultures will allow for a seamless transition of ownership for all the employees, and our customers will appreciate the added capabilities that Jrlon will bring to their organizations. Brandon and I had good rapport from our first meeting and I quickly realized Jrlon would be a great fit for the Metalworx family.”

Metalworx will continue to operate out of its two Summerville, South Carolina locations, while Jrlon will continue to operate out of its headquarters in Palmyra, New York.

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