Lincoln Industries acquires Southwest Metal Finishing and Inventix Manufacturing

Lincoln Industries, the nation’s leading provider of metal finishing services, announced today that it has acquired affiliated Wisconsin-based businesses, Southwest Metal Finishing and Inventix Manufacturing.

Southwest Metal Finishing, New Berlin, WI is a decorative chrome plating and metal finishing company.  Inventix, located at Menomonee Falls, WI produces zinc and aluminum castings.  Southwest Metal Finishing also has facilities in Texas and Mexico.  Together, the companies employ approximately 600 people.

Lincoln Industries has been nationally recognized as a major provider of manufacturing, fabrication and metal finishing services. In addition, Lincoln Industries culture and wellness programs have been nationally recognized and the company has been selected as one of the best companies to work for in America seven times.  Based in Lincoln, Nebraska, the company also has a facility in Pine Island, Minnesota.

Lincoln Industries, Southwest Metal Finishing and Inventix are all suppliers to Harley-Davidson.

The transaction expands Lincoln Industries capabilities, market reach, and will strengthen relationships with current customers, including Harley-Davidson, according CEO and Chairman Marc LeBaron.

“The combination of our companies will drive substantial technological and operational synergies,” said LeBaron.  “While we provide more than 40 finishing processes, and significant manufacturing capabilities, the addition of aluminum die cast manufacturing and nickel chrome plating on aluminum die cast products are important additions to our offerings,” he said.