Thomas K Houck, president and CEO of Nichols Portland Inc, headquartered in Portland, Maine, USA, has announced that Nichols has acquired the assets of Neota Product Solutions LLC, Loveland, Colorado, a Metal Injection Moulding solutions provider of early-stage prototyping through to full-scale manufacturing.
“The Neota acquisition is an excellent complement to our existing MIM solutions, and we welcome Jason Osborne, President of Neota, and his team to the Nichols group,” Houck stated. “Jason’s years of experience in MIM product design for manufacture will help to further accelerate the depth and breadth of our capabilities and service the ever-evolving needs of our customers.”
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Nichols is a portfolio company of Altus Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on middle-market industrial companies headquartered in the United States. As well as Neota, Nichols acquired Alpha Precision Group in January 2022.
“The addition of Neota to Nichols’ portfolio of customer-focused services will further strengthen its manufacturing capabilities as a comprehensive MIM solutions provider,” added Heidi Goldstein, Partner of Altus Capital Partners. “We are thrilled about the opportunities this partnership will provide.”
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