Bates Technologies Acquires Micromatic Textron Line

Bates Technologies acquired the honing tool and abrasive product line of Micromatic Textron. 

Included in the acquisition is the Micro...
February 10, 2005—Bates Technologies acquired the honing tool and abrasive product line of Micromatic Textron.

Included in the acquisition is the Micromatic tooling and abrasive trade names Microsize and Microhone. Bates Technologies will continue these operations under its previous ownership team. In addition to its Indianapolis headquarters, Bates will have operations in Berne and Angola, IN.

Bates Technologies is a resource for superabrasive honing stones and tooling. According to the company’s press release, it plans to continue to market a full line of products, including the Micromatic CNC integrated tooling and abrasive system, which allows for complete honing operations without dedicated stationary equipment.