Archive for the ‘Specialty Metals’ Category

Tenere Names Brian Steel as Chief Executive Officer

A seasoned executive with deep growth acceleration and strategy implementation experience, Steel steps into role after serving as Tenere’s Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing Tenere Inc. (Tenere), a full service provider of complex metal and plastic components and assemblies for Fortune 500 companies, today announced that Brian Steel has been named its new…

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Watermill’s Global Tubes Acquired by AMETEK, Inc.

Global Tubes is comprised of two businesses – Superior Tube Company, Inc. (Collegeville, PA) and Fine Tubes Ltd. (Plymouth, UK) – and was created in 2012 after they were acquired by The Watermill Group Sale price of $200 million represents significant return for The Watermill Group and its investors EBITDA more than doubled as a…

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Tenere Completes Acquisition of Mountain Molding, LLC

Tenere Inc., a full service provider of complex metal and plastic components and assemblies, today announced the acquisition of Mountain Molding, LLC, a custom plastics injection molding company offering both tooling and production. The acquisition broadens Tenere’s plastics offering, and enhances their services and capabilities allowing customers to go from product design and prototyping to…

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Fine Tubes Helps SENER Achieve Results in Solar Power with the Gemasolar Power Plant

Fine Tubes (, one of the world’s leading tube manufacturers for the aerospace, medical, nuclear and power, oil and gas and chemical process sectors, is now four years into a solar power project with SENER. SENER is the international engineering and construction specialist behind the Gemasolar commercial power plant – the first of its kind….

August 8, 2013

Fine Tubes and Superior Tube Partner to Increase Global Footprint

Combining the two Watermill Group-owned companies elevates their service possibilities and production levels while maintaining excellent standards by which they built their reputations. Fine Tubes can now strategically serve the U.S. market. Fine Tubes (Plymouth, England), one of the leading UK manufacturers of metal tubing for the aerospace, medical, chemical, nuclear, power and oil and…

July 25, 2013

Fine Tubes Partners with Superior Tube

Devon-based precision tube manufacturer, Fine Tubes, has joined forces with the US company Superior Tube, in a bit to increase its global capabilities. June 3, 2013. The new partnership will enable the two Watermill Group owned companies to improve service possibilities and production levels both in the UK and US. Fine Tubes says they can…

June 3, 2013

Fine Tubes Announces New Nadcap Accreditation for Welding

UK metal tube manufacturer Fine Tubes has recently been certified for its standards in Welding, joining recognition for its Heat Treating and NDT processes Plymouth, United Kingdom. May 20, 2013 — Fine Tubes is proud to announce its latest accreditation from Nadcap for superior standards in metal tube manufacture. This accreditation entitles the company to…

May 23, 2013

Partners in Tubing

After nearly 80 years, Superior Tube is excited about its new opportunity for growth. By Alan Dorich   When private investment firms acquire midmarket companies, they have the potential of taking those enterprises to new levels of success. That is exactly what Superior Tube Co. Inc. hopes to reach with its new owner, President and…

February 26, 2013 |

Latrobe Specialty Steel’s Vacuum Melted Metals Help Rescue Downed Airman

LATROBE, Pa. – When the U.S. Marine’s V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft settled to the Libyan desert to retrieve the ejected U.S. airman, it did so with triple-melted alloys manufactured by Latrobe Specialty Steel. The V-22 Osprey with its unique tilt-rotor mechanism uses many Latrobe premium alloys for such critical components within the transmission gear boxes, rotor…

November 8, 2012

Spotlight On: Metal Pipe and Tube Manufacturing

Watermill was recently interviewed for the BGL Metals Insider, a highly respected industry report published by middle market investment banking firm Brown Gibbons Lang & Co. See Pg. 10 for a full article on Watermill’s recent acquisition of Superior Tube, Inc and Fine Tubes, Ltd.

November 5, 2012