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Eaton Leonard/AddisonMckee Expand Presence in Mexico

Press release date: April 29, 2014

Lebanon, OH, USA– World-leading tube bending and end formingtechnology specialists, AddisonMckee and Eaton Leonard, are expanding their operations inQueretaro, Mexico.

AddisonMckee has recently announced it will relocate Eaton Leonard’s operations in Queretaro,Mexico, to a new manufacturing and distribution facility nearby, with nearly 24,000 square feet. Thestate-of-the-art building provides a substantial increase in space over the company’s current locationof 5,000 square feet.

AddisonMckee and Eaton Leonard currently employ approximately 300 associates around the world,and the upcoming expansion will, in time, increase the companies’ workforce in Mexico. Theincreased space will not only allow the company to increase production capacity and efficiency of itsendforming product line but also provides the opportunity to stock consumable tooling and machinespare parts locally for the Mexican market.

“Mexico is a vital region for AddisonMckee/Eaton Leonard and currently accounts for 10% of NorthAmerican sales,” comments Jim Sabine, President of AddisonMckee. “Our customers’ needs areconstantly evolving and it is important that we grow with them. They have requested localmanufacturing and technical support and we are delivering on our commitment to manufacture andstock consumables and spare parts locally, thus reducing logistics costs and time in transit. Expanding our service and manufacturing capabilities within closer proximity to our valued customerbase is a key part of our strategic plan for growth globally.”

With manufacturing facilities in Ohio, California, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, France, andChina, AddisonMckee and Eaton Leonard lead the industry in providing tube manipulation equipment,tooling, and integrated process solutions. The company primarily serves automotive, aerospace,furniture, and ship building market segments.

For more information, please visit www.addisonmckee.com or www.eatonleonard.com.

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