Premier Forge Group, a portfolio company of Rosemont-basedWynnchurch Capital LLC, has acquired California Amforge Corp. Located in Azusa, California, Amforge is a manufacturer of closed die, upset and rolled ring forgings for the aerospace & defense and oil & gas industries.
“We are excited to partner with the California Amforge leadership team, who has done a phenomenal job developing a reputation for superior quality and customer service,” said Premier Forge Group CEO Bill Kerfin in a statement. “With the addition of Amforge, we gain significant scale in the aerospace & defense sector while further developing our oil & gas business. In addition, we can now offer our customers new products with additional forging capabilities and capacity, as we continue to enhance our value proposition and execute on our growth strategy.”
Sue Congalton, former CEO and principal shareholder of Amforge, added: “I’m excited about the future of the company as Wynnchurch and management will bring the tools and resources to significantly grow the business and take it to the next level. This combination is not only a strong strategic fit with complementary products, capabilities, and end-markets, but also an excellent cultural fit with our shared dedication to customer service and our employees.”