Strategic Partnership Expands Precision Field Service Capabilities and Strengthens Commitment to Customer Service Excellence
In-Place Machine Company, LLC (IPM) is pleased to announce the acquisition of East Coast Metrology, LLC (ECM) as part of a long-term growth strategy to expand reach and service offerings to customers and prospects across the U.S. and Canada. Globally recognized as the premier provider of high-precision industrial solutions, IPM has long been the leader in onsite machining, diamond wire cutting and drilling, and alignment and measurement services. Adding the experience, knowledge, precision metrology and calibration expertise of ECM increases the capabilities IPM’s Measurement and Alignment Services Division and exponentially enhances the benefits to customers across a multitude of industries.
“IPM could not be happier about East Coast Metrology joining our great Team,” said Dean Flint, President and CEO of In-Place Machining Company. “Their experienced high caliber group of engineers and expertise in the metrology and calibration space, as well as their company culture and dedication to customer service, make them a perfect fit for our customers and for our growth strategy.”
“This is a very exciting time for East Coast Metrology”, said Gary Confalone, former owner and President of East Coast Metrology. “It was very important to me that we partner with a company that understands the many benefits of metrology and calibration and is committed to investing in the technology and more importantly, in our people.” Mr. Confalone added, “I firmly believe we found the right partner in IPM.”
East Coast Metrology is a highly respected full-service contract measurement company specializing in 3D scanning and modeling, reverse engineering and design, training and certification, instrument calibrations, equipment rentals, integration and alignment services. Headquartered in Topsfield, Massachusetts, ECM hosts an ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited Laboratory where they perform instrument calibrations, repairs, and CMM part inspection and programming. ECM has an additional Midwest Regional Office in Wixom, Michigan and capabilities in Canada and Mexico.
ECM joins Exact Metrology and OASIS Alignment Services in IPM’s growing Measurement and Alignment Services Division. Exact Metrology, an ISO 9001:2015 and AS 9100 Rev D certified company, also provides contract measurement and 3D scanning services, as well as metrology equipment solutions, and hardware and software rentals. OASIS Alignment Services is the leader in highly accurate precision machine alignment and mechanical services.
With the acquisition of East Coast Metrology, all IPM customers will not only benefit from expanded precision measurement and onsite machining services, but closer proximity to these services from sixteen locations strategically located across North America.
“The combination of East Coast Metrology, Exact Metrology, and OASIS Alignment Services as divisions of IPM give our great company a breadth and scale of high-end metrology capabilities that are unmatched in the industry,” noted Mr. Flint.