PCX Aerosystems acquires Integral Aerospace

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Hardinge acquires J.G. Weisser; Romi USA names United Precision Services exclusive distributor; Appointments.

August 30, 2021

Newington, Connecticut-based aerospace mechanical systems provider PCX Aerosystems LLC has acquired Integral Aerospace from an affiliate of Admiralty Partners Inc. Integral, based in Santa Ana, California, specializes in metallic and composite manufacturing for military, commercial aerospace, and space launch applications.

PCX Aerosystems is owned by Greenbriar Equity Group L.P.

Hardinge acquires J.G. Weisser

Global precision, computer-controlled machine tool solutions company Hardinge Inc. is acquiring J.G. Weisser GmbH & Co. KG, a German manufacturer of high-precision, multifunction turning machines and automation solutions.

“This gives us great potential to immediately expand into additional markets,” says Weisser CEO Frank Hornberger.

Romi USA names United Precision Services exclusive distributor

Cincinnati, Ohio-based United Precision Services (UPS) has been named exclusive distributor of Romi USA’s line of heavy- duty C Series horizontal and VT Series vertical CNC lathes for the U.S. and Canada.

UPS sells turnkey machining solutions through 40 distribution partners and offers contracting machining services through its parent company, Magna Machine Co.

Romi USA GM Rafael Boldorini says, “UPS is much more than a distributor partner. They’re also a customer who uses our machines.”


Mike Vassil

Okuma America Corp. has promoted Mike Vassil to vice president of operations. Previously, he held the position of director of operations.

Steve Nicponski

Methods Machine Tools Inc. recently hired Steve Nicponski as its senior director of channel sales. Nicponski has more than 30 years of machine tool and dealership network experience.

Carlos Castro

Starrag USA Inc. has named Carlos Castro head of Starrag Mexico. Castro, with more than 25 years in the industry, has experience in CNC programming, machining, setups, application engineering, cutting tools, sales, and managing direction.

Stefan Steenstrup

Stefan Steenstrup will become president and CEO of Seco on Oct. 1, 2021, succeeding Fredrik Vejgården who is leaving Seco to start his own business. Steenstrup has been with Sandvik for more than 20 years, most recently serving as president of Dormer Pramet.