Northern Precision Products of LeRoy Welcomes New Ownership as The Gent Machine Company expands ownership to Middle Michigan

by Kati Mora on August 09, 2023

Northern Precision Products (NPP) is happy to announce its acquisition by Rich and Adam Gent of The Gent Machine Company, a fourth-generation family-owned business established in 1927. The Gent brothers, Rich and Adam, owners and operators of the Gent Machine Company, have successfully completed the purchase, marking a significant milestone for both organizations.

NPP, a renowned producer of brass components, has found an ideal match in The Gent Machine Company, well-known for its commitment to excellence and a strong culture of quality. The strategic decision to acquire NPP was driven by the Gent brothers’ vision to diversify their operations and venture into the brass market with competitive pricing. 

The Gent brothers, expressing their enthusiasm about the acquisition, commented, “As fourth-generation owners of the Gent Machine Company, we are proud to expand our legacy with the addition of NPP. The Gent Machine Company has a rich history, and this acquisition allows us to extend our expertise into the brass market, further solidifying our position in the manufacturing industry.” 

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NPP boasts a skilled workforce of technical machinists and a robust management team with a proven track record of success. The Gent brothers recognize the talent and dedication within NPP, which aligns seamlessly with their own business values. This shared commitment to quality and operational excellence assures a seamless transition and promises a bright future for both organizations.

MMDC President and CEO, Jim McBryde, expressed his confidence in the acquisition, stating, “We are excited to welcome the Gent family to Osceola County and the Middle Michigan region. Their strong base of technical machinists and established culture of quality perfectly complements the work happening already at Northern Precision Products. We are excited to work with them and are confident in their ability to continue moving the company forward locally with a strong commitment to the Middle Michigan region.” 

MMDC eagerly anticipates witnessing the positive impacts this acquisition will have on NPP’s LeRoy location. Combining the strengths and resources of both companies will forge a path of continued success and innovation. With a shared commitment to delivering excellence and customer satisfaction, this partnership promises to deliver exceptional value while driving economic growth in the area. 

About the Gent Machine Company: The Gent Machine Company is a fourth-generation family-owned manufacturing business headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Established in 1927, the company is renowned for its commitment to excellence, innovative solutions and exceptional customer service. With a strong emphasis on quality and a diverse range of capabilities, the Gent Machine Company continues to lead the industry in delivering precision machined components for various sectors. 

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