Macrodyne Increases European Manufacturing Capabilities through its Acquisition of Dunkes

Toronto, Ontario, January 20, 2022 -- Macrodyne Technologies Inc., North America’s largest hydraulic press manufacturer, announced the acquisition of Dunkes GmbH, a well-established German press manufacturer with decades of experience in metal forming and industry-leading straightening and joining technologies.

Macrodyne has been supplying worldwide locations with customized hydraulic presses, press lines, and die handling equipment since 1990 from their manufacturing facility in Canada. In Europe, Dunkes began its business in 1960 with pneumatic assembly and riveting presses. Today, they have grown to become one of Germany’s most respected hydraulic press manufactures with an impressive portfolio. They are broadly known in the industry to provide more than an out-of-the-box solution. Customers rely on Dunkes to supply customized straightening, joining, and forming solutions that meet very specific requirements.

The acquisition of Dunkes adds those competencies to Macrodyne’s portfolio, along with increasing its European manufacturing capabilities and services

“Dunkes is a perfect fit to join the Macrodyne family of companies,” said Kevin Fernandes, president, and CEO for Macrodyne Technologies. “Their strong customer-focused culture, top-end technologies, and world-class customer base in Europe help both parties in terms of our international expansion plans”.

Macrodyne and Dunkes are highly trusted in their industries and markets. Together, the combined company will offer valuable expertise in an extensive portfolio of hydraulic presses for a variety of applications, with pressing equipment ranging from 10 to 30,000 Tons.

“We decided to have Dunkes grow through an acquisition because we believe that a larger organization will allow us to provide a wider array of products and more depth in specific markets,” said Rico Heinz, Dunkes GmbH CEO. “Macrodyne shares the same values we do. They exceeded our expectations for a company we can combine with. This new relationship will continue and improve the tradition we have for excellent service, and deep expertise that has created an environment our customers want to be a part of.”, complemented Heinz.

As part of Macrodyne Technologies Inc., Dunkes will do business as Dunkes – A Macrodyne Company. Existing customers from the combined companies will have access to the full portfolio of products and services from across Macrodyne and Dunkes.

About Macrodyne Technologies Inc.

Macrodyne Technologies Inc. designs and manufactures heavy-duty, high-quality hydraulic presses up to 30,000 tons, fully automated hydraulic press lines, and die handling equipment for dies and molds weighing more than 100 tons. It produces custom hydraulic presses & press lines for general metal forming applications, hot stamping, deep drawing, forging, extrusion, coining, die spotting, hydroforming, elastoforming, superplastic forming, compression molding, laminating, rubber molding, stretch forming, Its equipment is utilized in manufacturing operations for a broad range of industries including automotive, aerospace, industrial & consumer products, defense, construction, and more. For further information about Macrodyne Technologies and the services they offer, www.macrodynepress.com.

About Dunkes GmbH

Dunkes GmbH is one of the world's leading suppliers for forming, straightening and joining technology solutions. They design and manufacture high-quality hydraulic presses up to 3,000 tons for metal forming and assembly applications in standard-hydraulic, servo-hydraulic, or servo spindle technology. Applications include general assembly tasks, wheel-set assembly and disassembly, blanking, deep drawing, stamping, hydroforming, and tryout processes. It also produces custom riveting and straightening presses for simple manual processes, fully automated and autonomous straightening processes. Behind all that is over 60 years of experience - with more than 12,000 delivered pneumatic and hydraulic presses. To learn more about Dunkes, visit www.dunkes.com or www.dunkes.de.

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