WARWICK, RI ATW Companies, a provider of engineered metal manufacturing solutions, announces the acquisition of Metalform Company, a New Britain, CT-based gun magazine manufacturing firm, by A.T. Wall, ATWs precision stamping and tube drawing subsidiary. The newly established team will combine ATWs experienced, responsive engineering and fabrication team with Metalforms innovative gun magazine manufacturing capabilities. The team will focus on world class quality and delivery to the firearms industry, from components to finished accessories.
According to Peter C. Frost, president of ATW Companies, The acquisition of Metalform will enable us to expand our offering as a leading provider of engineered s.olutions in metal products for defense applications. The technologies that will evolve out of ATWs metal manufacturing expertise and Metalforms defense market presence will take the combined companies to a new level of product offering and market penetration.
The acquisition of Metalforms deep-drawing, stamping, and pistol magazine fabrication capabilities supports ATWs vertical integration into the rapidly growing firearms and defense industries. Among Metalforms top products are 38 caliber, 45 caliber, and 9 mm magazines, supplied to many top firearms industry companies. Metalforms key sales and operations personnel will be joining the new team to ensure that the business transition and manufacturing integration will be seamless to customers.
Metalform will be joining a strong firearms and defense team with expertise in a variety of technologies, including precision CNC machining, Metal Injection Molding (MIM), laser cutting, precision metal tubing, and stamping, said Tracy MacNeal, ATWs director of business development. ATW companies serve nearly all the major firearms players, always striving to be accessible to customers, hit tight tolerances, and resolve complex issues using their extensive expertise and diverse manufacturing capabilities.
The ATW Companies combine the considerable capabilities of A. T. Wall Company located in Warwick, RI, Judson A. Smith Company, located in Boyertown, PA and Parmatech Corporation, with locations in East Providence, RI and Petaluma, CA.
About ATW Companies
Headquartered in Warwick, RI, ATW Companies is a provider of highly engineered metal solutions to the metal component marketplace, servicing customers worldwide. The company runs state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities located in California, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island and offers global sales and support. ATW provides a wide range of fabrication technologies to meet the exacting requirements of industries and diverse technologies for the most critical applications. The companys motto is Be the BestDo it Right, and they strive to live by this commitment to quality, reliability, innovation, and integrity by continuously adding value to their products and services.