Caster Concepts purchases Mitchell Golf Equipment Company and has relocated the operation to Albion, Michigan
ALBION, MI – Caster Concepts, a leading manufacturer of heavy duty industrial casters and wheels has purchased essentially all of the assets of Mitchell Golf Equipment Company and has relocated the operation to Albion, Michigan. The acquisition is effective December 1, 2016.
Ed Mitchell, founder and CEO of Mitchell Golf Equipment Company explained at the time of this release that he had looked extensively for a partner that would continue the manufacturing expertise that was necessary to deliver his customer base the quality of machine that they expected. Mitchell stated “certainly partnering with a caster company was not my first thought and when I met Bill Dobbins President, Brian Burt Controller and Andrew Dobbins General Manager, and fully understood the expertise that was within their company (Caster Concepts, Inc), it was clear there was a great fit for my company.”
“I am excited for the future of Mitchell Golf as we write the next chapter of the company,” Mitchell stated, “We are going to work hard to streamline the manufacturing process, aggressively address opportunities for new product development and improvement.”
Bill Dobbins stated “Mitchell Golf Equipment Company was a perfect fit into our core competencies, Precision Machining, Engineering, Fabrication and Polyurethane manufacturing. I am excited to partner with Ed as he has extensive knowledge of the industry and the name of Mitchell Golf speaks to the quality of the product.”
“Most people may not know that my first career and my passion is the golf business” stated Andrew Dobbins “I spent 8 years as a club pro before returning to the family business. I am really excited to be involved with Mitchell Golf, I even have one of their machines.”
Brian Burt States, “The customer will not notice any difference in the short run as all the changes that have been made will be seamless as we gear up our production in Albion.”
Ed Mitchell has been retained by Caster Concepts and will be actively involved in sales, customer service and new product development in the months to come. Other key employees have been hired by Caster Concepts to maintain the continuity of the Mitchell Golf brand.
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