The Bradbury Group Acquires Press Room Equipment Company

The Bradbury Group announced it has acquired the assets of Press Room Equipment Co., (PRE) a leading provider of press feed and coil handling equipment based in Springfield, MO.

Press Room Equipment Co. has over four decades of experience designing and manufacturing high-quality equipment for the metal stamping and fabrication industries. The company offers a wide range of products, including stock reels, pallet decoilers, straighteners, coil upenders, press feed systems, high-speed precision servo feeds and automated processing lines. In addition to the PRE brand, the acquisition includes the Norwalk and Waddington Electronic brands. 

This acquisition marks a significant step in the long-standing collaborative relationship between The Bradbury Group and PRE, with PRE supplying equipment for Bradbury’s roll forming lines for several decades. This new phase will enhance the companies’ offerings and bolster their collaborative efforts.

David Cox, CEO of The Bradbury Group, expressed enthusiasm about welcoming PRE into their family.

“The alignment in values and the high quality of PRE’s products and the integration of The Bradbury Group’s technology and service capabilities are anticipated to expand PRE’s product range, creating synergies and new opportunities for both entities and their customers,” Cox says.

“We are thrilled to be part of the Bradbury Group,” says Gary Moore, General Manager of Press Room Equipment. “Bradbury has been an established customer of ours and we have great respect for their roll forming lines and engineering excellence. By joining their team, we will share resources and industry expertise, enabling us to offer cutting-edge solutions to the stamping and coil processing markets.”

The Bradbury Group plans to maintain the operation of Press Room Equipment Co., LLC as an independent entity, with no alterations to its management, staff, or location. They will, however, provide technological and engineering support to facilitate PRE’s growth and business expansion.

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