W.T. Walker Group Acquires PMT Industries
W.T. Walker Group, the Milwaukee-based parent company of Walker Forge Inc. and Precision Thermal Processing Inc., acquired PMT Industries LLC of Surgoinsville, Tenn. PMT is a leading manufacturer of complex, high-alloy steel forgings for safety-critical engine and chassis applications. The companies have complementary forging capabilities. Walker Forge produces forgings on presses from 850-4,000 tons, while PMT makes forgings on presses from 4,000-8,000 tons. In addition, the companies offer customers a broad range of value-added services that include machining and heat treating as well as metallurgical analysis and mechanical testing.