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Premier Steel Fabricator AT&F Acquires HMF (Heavy Metal Fabricators)

CLEVELAND (August 12, 2015) –  AT&F, a recognized leader in steel fabricating, is celebrating 75 years in the industry with the strategic acquisition of Manitowoc, Wis.-based HMF (Heavy Metal Fabricators). The HMF facility is 60,000 square feet, provides 60-ton crane capacity, and hosts large-scale cutting, welding and machining operations. Acquiring the new facility will allow AT&F to expand its operations into the Midwest.

“The capabilities and experience that exist at the facility are a great complement to the operations we have in Ohio and elsewhere," said Michael Ripich, AT&F President & CEO. "This location will put us closer to several of our key customers and prospects located in the region.” Ripich added, “The facility will operate under the AT&F name and with AT&F management, leveraging our decades of precision fabrication experience. As AT&F says and does around the world, ‘We Invest in Customer Success.’”

About AT&F

AT&F has built an outstanding corporate reputation of quality and innovation by providing custom and high-volume steel fabrication to industries throughout the world. We are committed to customer success via specialized facilities and locations, and superior quality systems. AT&F is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer with 800,000 square feet of manufacturing space at locations around the globe, including: Cleveland, Massillon and Orrville, Ohio; Manitowoc, Wis.; Charleston, S.C.; Aarhus, Denmark; and Chakan and Mumbai, India.