Pros Co. Acquires Texas Casting Facility
September 18, 2015
The Pros Co., a full-service machine shop based in Lubbock, Texas, announced this week the acquisition of Washington Iron Works in Sherman, Texas, a casting facility that produces aluminum casting and industrial bearings.
“Washington Iron Works is a legendary brand with extensive knowledge and expertise that will help us better serve our customers,” said Rhett Newberry, CEO, the Pros Co. “We are proud to contribute to the company’s rich tradition and the thriving manufacturing industry in Texas by hiring additional employees at the existing facility in Sherman.”
Washington Iron Works’ 50,000-sq.-ft. facility produces castings for a variety of industries including oil, natural gas, wind energy and mining. The Pros Co. pursued the acquisition in an effort to vertically integrate operations to allow quicker development and delivery of complex applications.