Each of the acquired companies specializes in precision contract manufacturing for the medical device industry
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.—ARCH Medical Solutions Corp. reported that it recently acquired three VfD Technologies companies: Wilsey Tool Company, Inc., in Quakertown, Pennsylvania; Isimac Manufacturing Company, Inc., in Blandon, Pennsylvania; and Choice Precision, Inc., in Whitehall, Pennsylvania. ARCH Medical Solutions is an ARCH Global Precision Company.
The acquired companies specialize in precision contract manufacturing for the medical device industry, with added expertise in machining robotic end-effectors for specialty robotics and factory automation applications. They also serve numerous customers in other complementary industries. The companies join ARCH Medical Solutions collectively as ARCH Medical Solutions – Lehigh Valley, ARCH Medical said in a release.
“These companies are an exciting addition to the ARCH family,” said ARCH Medical Solutions Divisional President Paul Barck, in the release. “During my site visits, I saw firsthand sophisticated manufacturing processes and a culture highly focused on quality and productivity, which align well with our approach. The capabilities at Wilsey, Isimac, and Choice are highly complementary to existing ARCH Medical Solutions capabilities and expertise.”
Elizabeth Rothwell, chief commercial officer at VfD and continuing president of ARCH Medical Solutions – Lehigh Valley, said she sees the partnership as a growth platform in the contract medical device and automation markets.
“Given the strength of both the VfD Technologies and ARCH Medical Solutions teams, our customers and employees stand to gain significantly from this partnership,” Rothwell said in the release. “By joining forces, we will be able to offer expanded capabilities and capacity for our customers, and our employees will have broadened opportunities for growth and development.”
ARCH President and Chief Executive Officer Eli Crotzer said he believes the combined expertise of the three companies is a perfect match for ARCH.
“As we have gotten to know the overall business, we noticed many similarities between us,” he said in the release. “I am confident these common values will make for a seamless integration.”
ARCH, a Jordan Company platform company based in metro Detroit, manufactures cutting tools and medical instruments and implants for critical applications. The company’s facilities are strategically located across the United States to serve the medical, surgical robotics, and progressive industrial markets, ARCH said in the release.
“The growth we are facing is tremendous, and ARCH offers expanded resources to secure the company’s future. After evaluating many options, we identified ARCH Medical Solutions as the right partner,” said Patrick Thornton, chief financial officer at VfD and continuing vice president of finance for ARCH Medical Solutions – Lehigh Valley, in the release.