Illinois Tool Works Acquires Jetline Engineering Inc

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Welding Products has acquired Jetline Engineering Inc, a mechanized arc welding company headquartered in Irvine CA. Terms of the transaction are not disclosed. This acquisition provides ITW with a broader product offering of welding systems. Over the past six years, ITW has acquired several welding-related equipment and consumable companies, including Miller Electric Mfg Co, Hobart Brothers, and Arcsmith.

Jetline manufactures fixturing products, controls and accessories, and system integration products. The company specializes in automation of arc welding processes.

Glenview IL-based ITW is a $9.3-billion manufacturer of components, assemblies, and systems.

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