Peakstone Advises Watson Metal Masters Inc. in connection with its sale to American Products LLC

M&A Advisor

October, 2023. Peakstone served as exclusive M&A advisor to Watson Metal Masters Inc. (“Watson”) in connection with its sale to American Products LLC (“Amprod”), a Koch Enterprises portfolio company. (Press release found here)

Watson, based in Springfield, Missouri, is a leading manufacturer of stainless-steel tanks. Watson utilizes innovative proprietary technology to fabricate and repair stainless steel tanks and vessels in a highly automated manufacturing facility. The Company provides tanks and ASME pressure vessels for the chemical, cosmetic, energy, food & beverage, and pharmaceutical industries.

Amprod is an industry leader in delivering engineered enclosures, shelters, and cabinets for the telecommunications (fiber, wireline, wireless), data storage, and electrical utilities industries. It designs and manufactures specialized equipment for various end markets including telecommunications and food and metal processing.

Bill Schahuber, President of Watson said, “Our newly formed partnership with Amprod positions Watson for continued success as we look forward to the next stage of growth.  Peakstone’s unwavering commitment to our Company’s goals and objectives ensured that we found the best possible partner that is very focused on further enhancing our well-established, market leading position in the industry.”

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.For additional information please contact:

Eric Dziedzic, Managing Director,

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