TG Manufacturing (Grand Rapids, MI) Acquires C&R Machine Corporation

Grand Rapids, MI, July 18, 2014 --( Western Michigan-based TG Manufacturing, a division of Tiger Industrial Systems, today announced it has acquired Sand Lake, Michigan based C&R Machine Corporation.

C&R Machine’s process expertise is in the areas of CNC turning, machining and assembly. The company currently supplies a diverse base of industrial sectors including energy, industrial engineering and packaging.

C&R’s CNC turning capabilities add a critical component to TGM’s full system metal processing capabilities, TGM President Rich Achtenberg said.

“C&R’s CNC turning and machining capabilities are another step in our full systems metals approach as a company, continuing our vertical process integration and providing a one stop solution for our customers,” Achtenberg said. “This acquisition represents an important opportunity for us to continue to expand in the North American market and we believe we are well-positioned to grow our market share in several new industrial spaces.”

Utilizing TG Manufacturing’s global network advanced manufacturing technology and quality systems and integrating C&R Machine’s process knowledge will result in a stronger organization.

“We look forward to expanding TG Manufacturing’s already significant penetration in a number of industrial sectors, as we integrate C&R Machine into TG Manufacturing’s Craft Steel division,” said TGM Vice President of Operations Garret Strbik. “The added process capability C&R Machine provides Craft Steel will evolve the combined operations into one of TG Manufacturing’s flagship advanced process technology centers of expertise.”

About TG Manufacturing:
TG Manufacturing is a diverse, United States-based group of manufacturing companies. The organization services customers in a multitude of industrial sectors including aerospace, automotive, material handling, HVAC, furniture, appliances, renewable energy and construction, among others. It has a focus on utilizing modern technology, advanced manufacturing design and a skilled group of associates to produce world class products and manufacturing services. TG Manufacturing companies include Dorr Industries, AIM Industries, Dorr Industries Outdoor Products and Craft Steel. To learn more, visit:

In September Inc. magazine ranked TG Manufacturing no. 1,111 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. Among fastest growing manufacturing companies, TGM finished 25th nationally and second in Michigan. And in May, TGM was named one of Michigan’s 50 Companies to Watch by Michigan Celebrates Small Business.
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Jake Eller