Press Release


CHICAGO – MW Industries, a leading provider of highly engineered springs, specialty fasteners, machined parts, and other precision components, announced today the acquisition of Maudlin & Son Manufacturing, a manufacturer of slotted shims, coil & flat shim stock, key stock, feeler gages, drill & threaded rod, and tool room supplies.


MW Industries held an open house at our Economy Spring location to highlight some of the major changes made within that operation in recent years.


Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Bensenville, IL, Hi-Performance Fastening Systems products include cold headed fasteners, thread forming screws, and pre-assembled screw and washer combinations known as “SEMS.” Its expertise is in a wide range of fastener products utilizing new equipment and processes.


Futuristics Components has built a solid reputation over the past 25+ years as a niche manufacturer of precision machined components serving a number of key industries. The company’s products and work force are highly complimentary to our existing facilities, and as part of the MW family of companies, we believe that Futuristics is better positioned to penetrate new markets, including the medical, electronics, communications, aerospace and avionics sectors.


MW Industries announced today the acquisition of Mohawk Spring, a custom precision spring manufacturer. MW Industries is a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm. Headquartered near Chicago in Schiller Park, IL, Mohawk manufactures precision springs, wire forms, and rings for a broad and varied base of over 300 unique customers.


MW Industries announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Lifeline Products, Inc., a precision manufacturer serving the medical market. MW Industries is a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm. Founded in 1976, LifeLine Products of Wallingford, CT is one of the leading OEM manufacturers of custom hypodermic needles, assemblies and related medical products.


Hyperco, a division of MW Industries, is pleased to announce the inclusion of their Carbon Composite Bellows Spring system in the American Chopper Live competition. American Chopper Live is a motorcycle build-off between Paul, Sr. and Paul, Jr., the stars of the American Chopper series, as well as the star of Outlaw Garage, Jesse James, and the stars of Discovery's Fast N' Loud, Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufman.


MW Industries, a specialty spring and fastener manufacturer, today announced that it will expand its Springmasters/B&S Screw Machine Division in Greenville County. The expansion is expected to generate at least 10 new jobs. “Increasing custom manufacturing operations of precision springs and machine parts at our Greer operation is an important step in our company’s growth,” said Bill Marcum, chief executive officer of MW Industries.


MW Industries, Inc., a leading U.S. manufacturer of highly engineered specialty springs and fasteners, announced today the relocation of its corporate headquarters to the Chicago area in a move that will provide a new base of operations and better situate the company to achieve its aggressive growth plans. The new offices are located at 9501 Technology Boulevard in Rosemont, IL.


RAF Electronic Hardware, a division of MW Industries, Inc., was selected as one of the Hearst Connecticut Top Workplaces of 2012. The Hearst Connecticut Media Group published the annual list of Top Workplaces on Sunday, September 16th.