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Permaswage History

1938

  • The business was founded as a Deutsch Company (Deutsch Metal Components) and was part of the Deutsch Company.

1974

  • Permaswage, SA (PSA) was founded to support European markets.

2001

  • Permaswage exited the standard fitting market.

2005

  • Both businesses were acquired by Stirling Square Capital Partners who formed Global Design Technologies joining a renamed Designed Metal Connections (USA) and Permaswage SA (France).

2007

  • The business was acquired by Bridgepoint Capital.

2010

  • Permaswage re-entered the standard fitting market.
  • Permaswage Suzhou was founded to support the Asian markets and provide a low cost manufacturing base.
  • DMC & Permaswage consolidated the two brand identities under PERMASWAGE to establish a presence as one business with three sites.
  • On December 10, 2010, Permaswage acquired the assets of HK Fittings to increase its presence in the separable (AN/MS) fittings marketplace.

2011

  • On October 14, 2011, Permaswage acquired Nelson Aerospace from B/E Aerospace to increase its market share in the standard fittings industry.

2013

  • Precision Castparts Corp. completed aquisition of Permaswage on October 31, 2013.

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