Arrow Machine and Fabrication Group Acquires Steel Design, Engineering, and Fabrication Firm

March 30, 2023

GUELPH, CANADA, February 11, 2022 – Arrow Machine and Fabrication Group (AMFG) of Guelph, Ontario, announced the acquisition of Steelcraft, a Kitchener, Ontario steel design, engineering, and fabrication firm.  

This acquisition expands Arrow’s global customer base and manufacturing footprint. It also further promotes the company’s strategy of partnering with leading operator-run machining and fabrication organizations to leverage the collective capabilities, solve customer problems, and develop deeper supply chain interactions.

“We’re proud to bring Steelform into the Arrow family,” says Arrow President and CEO Mike Ritchie. “This acquisition allows us to provide additional solutions to our customers and fuel our organic growth strategies. Creating value is a cornerstone of Arrow’s service approach, and the Steelcraft team will help us continue to do that.”

Steelform has roots in metal fabrication going back 100 years. As a partner to some of the world’s most respected OEMs, Steelcraft delivers fabricated solutions to the agriculture, chemical, commercial, construction, defense, energy, industrial, mining, and water treatment industries. It draws on its rich experience in engineering design to support Arrow’s diverse customer base.

“Arrow is a perfect match for our company,” says Steelcraft President and CEO Keith Zehr. “Their commitment to integrity, honesty, and safety aligns with our business values perfectly. Joining forces with Steelcraft will now give us access to more opportunities that help customers meet their project goals.”

Steelcraft will continue operating under its own name and organizational structure while aligning with Arrow to execute strategies faster to a wide range of industrial end markets. They will also have ample space to scale as they leverage opportunities that will help them achieve their growth milestones.

About Arrow Manufacturing and Fabrication Group

Arrow Machine and Fabrication Group is the parent company for CGL Manufacturing, Steelcraft, and Veriform. Arrow is an engineering-focused solution provider supplying machined castings, fabrications, and assemblies to global OEM customers in the rail, material handling, mining, defense, heavy truck, agriculture, power systems, construction, nuclear, engineered products, architectural, and forestry industries. The firm has over 650 team members across six production facilities in Canada and one in China, along with 16 strategic supply partnerships in Asia.

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