Metalcraft of Mayville Takes Automation to the Next Level by Acquiring FJR Manufacturing

by Jim Dittmann
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Metalcraft of Mayville Takes Automation to the Next Level by Acquiring FJR Manufacturing

Metalcraft of Mayville Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of FJR Manufacturing, located in West Bend, WI, effective December 17, 2018.

“These are exciting times at Metalcraft of Mayville,” said Metalcraft CEO, Martin Gallun. “With the additional innovation and automation capabilities resulting from this acquisition, we will now be able to tackle projects that our teams never thought were possible.”

According to Mr. Gallun, FJR Manufacturing will help take Metalcraft to new heights. Metalcraft currently uses robotics and mechanization to assist in many manufacturing processes. Automation has been increasingly used to make employees’ jobs safer, easier, and more competitive through increased efficiencies. By having these additional in-house automation capabilities, Metalcraft plans to expand and accelerate automation projects into new applications to improve overall capacity, safety, and efficiency challenges.

The company’s foundation belief that “Employees Make the Difference” remains evident, as Metalcraft will retain all existing FJR employees. Additionally, this acquisition does not impact the employment status for anyone in Metalcraft’s other three facilities (West Bend, Mayville and Beaver Dam), and the company will continue its hiring and growth strategies as recently communicated to its work groups.


About Metalcraft of Mayville

Headquartered in Mayville, Wisconsin, Metalcraft of Mayville Inc. (MOM) has become a leading metal fabricator and manufacturer for OEM customers across the United States. MOM serves the agricultural, forestry, military, construction, military, industrial, and mining markets. MOM, an ISO 9001:2008 registered company, manufactures products in its three facilities, totaling over 850,000 square feet, located in Mayville, West Bend, and Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. More information can be found at

About FJR Manufacturing

FJR Manufacturing, Inc. has been involved in the design and manufacturing of customer automation and assembly equipment since 1982. From simple fixturing and semi- automatic machines, to fully automatic turnkey systems, FJR Manufacturing has worked closely with its customers to design and build the most cost effective high rate of return to its customers’ production problems. More information can be found at

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