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Inductotherm Group Adds Custom Machine Builder

Jan. 14, 2013
Adds new brand to family of companies Emphasis on heating and handling Adding value for clients, expansion potential

Inductotherm Group has acquired Clinton Machine of Ovid, MI, and is adding it to its family of companies – which supply thermal processing operations with a range of equipment, products and services, including induction melting, induction heating, pipe and tool welding equipment, and vacuum melting and refining systems. Other companies in the Inductotherm Group include Inductotherm Corp., Inductoheat, Radyne, Thermatool, and Consarc

The cost and terms of the acquisition were not announced.

“Clinton Machine brings with it years of experience in material handling equipment specifically in the bar, tube, heat treating, and other production machinery areas, “ stated Inductotherm Group president and CEO Gary Doyon. “We are excited with this expansion of the Inductotherm Group.

“Adding the specialized capabilities of Clinton Machine will provide additional value for our current clients and help the corporation to expand into new markets,” he continued

Clinton Machine is a custom designer and manufacturer of material handling and processing systems for manufacturers.  Its list of clients includes automakers and major automotive suppliers, appliance manufacturers, metal producers and processers, and process equipment builders for basic manufacturing. It operates a 50,000-sq.ft. plant with production equipment for building specialty machinery, and extensive design and data transfer capability.

“The inclusion of Clinton Machine into the Inductotherm Group will allow us to provide better material handling systems to our heat treating, shrink fitting, and forging system clients,” according to Inductoheat Inc. president and COO Doug Brown. “This new partnership is especially exciting to Inductoheat, as both companies compliment each other quite well.”

Inductoheat Inc. develops and supplies induction-heating systems.