Precision Castparts Corp agrees acquisition of Centra Industries.
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Metal components specialist Precision Castparts Corp (PCC) (NYSE NYSE
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The addition of Centra is expected to be immediately accretive to PCC's earnings.
Centra manufactures various machined airframe components and assemblies in both aluminum and hard metals and its core competencies include the high-speed machining of complex, high-precision structures, sub-assembly and kit integration. Based in Cambridge, Ontario
Cambridge , the company has approximately 400 employees.
According to Mark Donegan, chairman and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of PCC, Centra has established solid market share on growing commercial aircraft programmes including the 787, 777, 747-8 and A380.
Following the acquisition Centra's results will be reported as part of the Fastener Products segment.
The transaction is expected to be completed during the first quarter of fiscal 2013.
Precision Castparts Corp is a leading manufacturer of large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. The company also makes airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market as well as extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries.
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