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Member News: Etnyre International Ltd. Acquires SMF

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Member News: Etnyre International Ltd. Acquires SMF

We have some exciting news from one of our Members!

From Press Release:

Etnyre International Ltd. is pleased to announce the acquisition of SMF Inc. in Minonk, Illinois and Anderson, South Carolina. With this acquisition, the Etnyre International group of companies now includes SMF, Rayner Equipment Systems, Bearcat Mfg., and E.D. Etnyre & Co. This acquisition gives Etnyre International entry into oil and gas, power generation, and wind power industries and provides additional capacity to serve existing customers.

SMF was founded in 1972 and later expanded in 2013 when the Company opened its location in South Carolina. SMF specializes in heavy metal fabrication and machining.  They pride themselves on attention to detail and their ability to handle projects of any scale. 

“Etnyre International welcomes SMF into our Etnyre family of companies”, said Ganesh Iyer, President and CEO of Etnyre International. “SMF has a rich history of innovation, quality and customer service, and the Etnyre organization shares the same. Together we will bring an even higher level of customer service to support the needs of our industry.” 

“Our team is excited to join the Etnyre Family! We are proud to add ‘An Etnyre International Company’ to our name!” said Paul Halvorsen, Manager of Sales and New Business Development at SMF. 

“The Etnyre family and 122 year-old Company are committed to making the world a better place through high quality products and care for our members, customers, and communities. SMF’s reputation for the same is a terrific fit. We enthusiastically welcome SMF and its people”, said Bill Etnyre, Chair of the Board of Etnyre International.

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