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Blackland Aerospace Acquires Lewis Machine Co.

DALLAS, TX-- Blackland Aerospace, the aerospace component manufacturing platform of Dallas-based private equity firm Blackland Group LLC, has acquired Lewis Machine Co. Lewis Machine, based in East Hartford, CT, specializes in manufacturing complex precision-machined components for clients in the commercial and military jet engine, airframe, missile and power plant industries. Lewis supplies engine components for most major U.S. fighter platforms, including the F-15, F-16, F-22 and the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. They also make engine components for most commercial airliners including Boeing 737, 747, 767 and 777 and Airbus A320, A330 and A380. Lewis Machine was represented by Lyons Solutions, LLC.

"Blackland has an excellent track record with operational improvements, dating back to the days of George Group Consulting,” says Gary Aicher, CEO, Blackland Aerospace. “Using Lean Six Sigma principles to improve quality, lead time, and on-time delivery, our focus on increasing competitiveness to grow businesses will help us take Lewis Machine to the next level."

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