Wieland further expands North American footprint with the acquisition of Farmers Copper
- Strong commitment to support growing customer requirements in North America through industry-leading service center network
- Focus on attractive growth markets, including aerospace, marine, defense, and oil & gas industries
Wieland has acquired Farmers Copper Ltd., a leading copper, brass, and bronze alloys supplier in North America. Founded in 1980, the company has a strong and long-standing customer base across aerospace, marine, defense, oil & gas and electrical market segments. Farmers Copper distinguishes itself with its excellent service levels, custom processing capabilities, and outstanding delivery performance. The company has two sites in Texas, with headquarters located in Texas City and another facility located in San Antonio.
“With the acquisition of Farmers Copper Ltd. we further strengthen Wieland’s large footprint and broad market participation in North America. Our growing customer base will benefit from an enlarged portfolio of high-end product solutions and excellent service offerings,” said Dr. Erwin Mayr, CEO of the Wieland Group.
The company will be integrated into the industry-leading service center network of the business unit Wieland Metal Services. “Our goal is to continuously deliver unparalleled value to our customers. We are excited about the opportunities presented by this strategic union and look forward to welcoming their talented and highly skilled team into our organization as well as being able to offer our combined customer base additional enhanced products and services,” stated Greg Keown, President Business Unit Wieland Metal Services.
The transaction officially closed on July 10, 2023.
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