Foundry Corporate News Topic Plant Technology, Equipment

General Kinematics acquires Foundry Equipment Co

General Kinematics, a vibratory equipment manufacturer and system integrator located in Crystal Lake, Illinois, announced their acquisition of Foundry Equipment Company, located in Stanwood, Iowa. This acquisition solidifies General Kinematics' position as a premier foundry system integrator that offers quality, cutting-edge, and cost-effective turn-key foundry solutions.

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For more than sixty years, General Kinematics' extensive experience as a world-class equipment provider has made GK the leading equipment manufacturer in the foundry market. GK's unparalleled knowledge, experience, and long-standing relationships with other equipment suppliers pairs well with FECo's 41 years of experience as industry-leading foundry system integrators. GK's continued focus will be to provide unmatched service and customer satisfaction by delivering turn-key foundry systems.

"This transaction demonstrates our ongoing commitment to strategic investment in resources to ensure we have the required ability and capacity to efficiently provide the best products and service for our customers in this ever-changing global business climate." Said John Koufis, Chief Financial Officer of General Kinematics.

Tom Musschoot, General Kinematics president, continued: "We are excited to have FECo join General Kinematics to solidify our GK Systems team. FECo has the same commitment to quality and customer satisfaction that General Kinematics provides and will be a great addition to our existing group of experienced foundry experts."

Terry Krob, Foundry Equipment Company president, added: "We are excited and proud to join the General Kinematics' team. The national presence, industry leadership, and extensive General Kinematics resources, combined with our company's 40+ years of foundry systems experience, will provide many growth opportunities to expand our combined customer-oriented services to customers throughout North America."

The work between FECo and GK has already begun on several projects in North America. If you are interested in learning more about GK Foundry Systems, contact us!


Company Info

General Kinematics Corp.

5050 Rickert Rd.
IL 60014 Crystal Lake
United States

Telephone: +18154553222