Pangborn Adds Shotblast Engineering Services to Portfolio


Pangborn Group, Fairburn, Georgia, U.S., recently acquired the product portfolio of Shotblast Engineering Services Ltd. (SES), a U.K. manufacturer of surface preparation capital equipment. The acquisition was completed by Pangborn Limited, a U.K.-based company and subsidiary of Pangborn Europe, Milan, Italy.

Pangborn Limited, which will be conducting business as Pangborn-SES, designs, manufactures, markets and services wheel blast and air blast surface preparation equipment, dust collectors and related products for the surface preparation market. The operations will be consolidate and centralized into the previous SES manufacturing facility located in Holywell, North Wales, England.

Hundreds of foundries, forges, steel producers and the extensive market of ferrous and non-ferrous steel component finishers worldwide have installed SES standard or custom engineered systems. Under the new ownership by the Pangborn Group, Pangborn-SES is positioned to continuously serve the large installed base of machines worldwide and expand its product offering through the Pangborn Group agent network.

The Pangborn Group designs, manufactures and services shotblast and surface preparation machines and related products for a range of industries, including foundry and forge, metalworking and descaling, automotive and heavy truck, ship and rail, defense and energy. The Pangborn Group includes surface preparation brands Berger Strahltechnik, Pangborn, Pangborn China, Pangborn Europe and Vogel & Schemmann.