FAIRLAWN, Ohio—Continental A.G. acquired Custom Machining Services Inc., expanding its range of services for the industrial hose industry, according to a Continental release.
The acquisition allows Continental to add assembly equipment to its portfolio to the mutual benefit of customers and distributor partners, said Andreas Gerstenberger, Continental's head of industrial fluid solutions business.
The Valparaiso, Ind.-based company has been in business since 1979, producing hose assembly equipment, crimpers and dies since 1984. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
CMS employs 50 people and is known for its CustomCrimp and ValPower products, produced in a 46,000-sq.-ft. plant in Valparaiso. All of the component parts that are used in the product, including the pumps and cylinders, are produced on computer numerically controlled equipment.