Formtek Acquires Tishken Products Co.

The Formtek Group of companies which includes Cooper-Weymouth, Peterson (CWP), B&K, Dahlstrom, Engel, FMI/Dahlstrom, Hill Engineering, Iowa Precision Industries, Lockformer, Rowe, and Yoder announced that Formtek Metal Forming Inc., a leader in roll forming and tooling solutions, has acquired the operating assets of Tishken Products Co., a privately-held company based in Detroit.

Tishken, founded in 1921, produces various roll-forming machines, edge-conditioning machines, strip thickness sizing machines, carbide saw-mill machines, cutoff presses, roll-form tooling and dies. The addition of Tishken to the Yoder, Dahlstrom, Hill Engineering and B&K product lines will expand Formtek's current product offering, including service and aftermarket support of the equipment. Tishken operations will relocate to one of the Formtek Metal Forming Inc. facilities. Formtek says it welcomes the opportunity to support all of the Tishken customers throughout the world for their roll-forming needs.


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