Rockford-Ettco Procunier Acquires Universal Automatic Corporation
July 1, 2011. Rockford, IL based corporation, High Performance Holdings, Ltd (HPH), announced today the acquisition of assets of the former Universal Automatic Corporation of Des Plaines, IL from Engis Corporation.
The Universal Automatic brand is an addition to the Rockford Drill Head, Ettco Machine Tool, and Procunier
brands to provide the most complete offering of drilling and tapping solutions in the North America.
“We are very pleased to add the Universal Automatic product line to our portfolio. This acquisition further
positions us as the “go to” company for specialized drilling and tapping equipment”, stated Larry Bull, President and CEO of HPH. “UA is a quality company, with a history of producing durable, high quality equipment. This is
a very good fit for Rockford-Ettco Procunier.”
Universal Automatic, founded in 1957, manufactured automated machine tools for customers in the fastener, automotive, electrical component, and aerospace industries.
This acquisition will become part of the operations in Rockford, IL. No additional employment is anticipated in
the short term.
HPH goes to market under the Rockford-Ettco Procunier name and operates facilities in Rockford, IL and Lakeland, FL.
For customer service on all Universal Automatic product please call our Rockford, IL office at: 815-874-9503
or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org