JD Norman acquires Eptec S.A. de C.V. in San Luis Potosi, Mexico

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JD Norman Industries, Inc.
787 West Belden Avenue
Addison, Illinois 60101

Carol Bouma
Executive Assistant

JD Norman Industries, Inc. Acquires Eptec S.A. de C.V. in San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Addison, Illinois -- Diversified metal component manufacturer JD Norman Industries, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Eptec S.A. de C.V. from Revstone Transportation, LLC.  The business unit includes a precision machining plant in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.  The acquisition was finalized on March 6.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“The acquisition of Eptec completes a key strategic growth initiative for JD Norman,” said Justin D. Norman, president and chief executive officer, JD Norman Industries, Inc.  “JD Norman has operated a stamping plant in Mexico since 2008.  The addition of a machining facility matches the strong demand from our customer base and enhances our North American footprint for machined product.”

Eptec manufactures precision machined components including connecting rods, corner assemblies, knuckles, flanges and cylinder head inserts.  Eptec’s customers include OEMs and Tier I automotive suppliers.

“As with previous acquisitions, Eptec will be fully integrated with JD Norman in order to provide our customers with the level of quality and service they expect,” explained Norman.  “Eptec is comprised of 360 talented and dedicated individuals.  I am honored to welcome them to the JD Norman team.”

For more information on JD Norman Industries, visit www.jdnorman.com.

About JD Norman Industries, Inc.

JD Norman Industries, Inc. is a diversified manufacturer of metal components and systems with operations in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and the United Kingdom.  JD Norman is a leader in the manufacturing of highly engineered product including formed, machined and cast metals.  The company serves major original equipment manufacturers of automotive, industrial and transportation products.