Business Overview

Full-service Machine and Fabrication shop doing pressure vessels, miscellaneous fabrication and custom machining. This company has the ability to manufacture everything from replacement parts and components to complete systems for a variety of industries including beverage, chemicals, food processing, grain, heavy-lift equipment, oil & gas, printing, etc. It has the capacity to tear down equipment, transport components back to the shop, rebuild and reinstall complete systems. With over 50 years experience and 30+ employees, the company has the expertise, technical knowledge, training and creativity needed to handle customers’ needs


  • Asking Price: $2,500,000
  • Cash Flow: N/A
  • Gross Revenue: $2,300,000
  • FF&E: $2,000,000
  • Inventory: $100,000
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: 1975

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:Own
  • Property Included:Yes
  • Building Square Footage:46,000
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:30
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

4,200 sf metal frame, brick veneer front, office building; 10' acoustical ceilings; 14,400 sf Machine shop; 3 cranes; 17,000 sf fabrication shop, multiple cranes up to 10-ton; 10,500 sf fab shop, 2 cranes...

Is Support & Training Included:

to be negotiated

Purpose For Selling:

One owner to retire. The other to continue if desired

Pros and Cons:

Long-established, quality reputation; located near customer base

Opportunities and Growth:

Reputation and experienced staff along with extensive equipment and excellent facilities positions the business to handle much higher volume of business

Additional Info

The business was founded in 1975, making the business 47 years old.
The transaction does include inventory valued at $100,000, which is included in the listing price.

The business has 30 employees and is situated in a building with estimated square footage of 46,000 sq ft.

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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