Dielectric Corporation acquires Waupaca company

Special to The Freeman

Jan. 22, 2015

MENOMONEE FALLS — On Thursday, Menomonee-Falls based Dielectric Corporation announced it has acquired Centerline Machine, Incorporated of Waupaca.

Centerline Machine specializes in the machining and fabrication of parts and products composed of steel, composites and exotic alloys. According to the announcement, Centerline Machine’s capabilities complement Dielectric Corporation’s strengths in the manufacture of plastic and non-ferrous metal products.
“With the addition of the Centerline Machine operation, we can now offer a wider range of machining, fabrication and prototyping services. This expansion will enable us to better serve existing clients and to diversify our customer base,” said Dielectric Corporation's Chief Executive Officer Mike Esser in a statement.
As part of Dielectric Corporation’s growth strategy, its goal is to more fully meet the needs of the original equipment manufacturers it serves. The Centerline Machine acquisition enables Dielectric Corporation to offer machining in a wider range of materials and sizes, according to the announcement, as well as allowing the company to expand its service mix to include metal fabrication, laser cutting and abrasive waterjet material processing.

“We anticipate the need for expanded capabilities and services to meet customer demand in coming years. As a result, we plan to further develop operations at all of our facilities,” Esser said.