FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TENNSMITH ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF ROLL FORMER CORPORATION
McMinnville, TN – Tennsmith is proud to announce the acquisition of Roll Former Corporation of Chalfont, Pennsylvania. Roll Former Corporation is a leading manufacturer of roll forming equipment for the sheet metal forming industry.
As of August 19, 2021, Roll Former Corporation becomes part of Tennsmith, joining Roper Whitney of Rockford, IL as one of the Tennsmith brands.
“This acquisition made a lot of sense for Tennsmith as roll forming equipment is a natural extension and complement to the sheet metal forming equipment our company manufactures. With this product line, our organization can provide one of the most comprehensive lines of forming equipment and solutions to the metal forming industry”, remarks Mike Smith, one of the Tennsmith owners.
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Tennsmith, based in McMinnville, TN, purchased Roper Whitney in 2011 including owned brand names such as Pexto and Connecticut. Together, Tennsmith and Roper Whitney now offer the most complete line of American-made metal forming tools and machinery on the market. Product lines include Automatic Folders, Hand Brakes, Shears, Slip Rolls, Cleat Benders, Notchers, Rotary Machines and more. Learn more at www.tennsmith.com.
About Roll Former
Roll Former Corporation was established in 1978 designing and building machinery for roll forming applications, such as metal roofing, garage door panels, sky lights, swimming pool components, and more. Roll Former Corp was the first company to produce and market portable roll forming machines for the standing seam metal roof industry. Learn more at www.rollformercorp.com.
About Roper Whitney
Since 1910, Roper Whitney has been manufacturing high quality sheet metal forming tools and equipment – from basic punches and hand tools, to sophisticated, automated equipment designed to streamline the fabricating process. Learn more at www.roperwhitney.com.