Purchase of Sun Engineering brings expanded product development & mechanical engineering services to Armo Tool

Two London-area leaders in the design and development of machine tooling have joined forces for future strength and innovation. 


January 2, 2009: 

Ben Whitney, President of Armo Tool Limited and Alan Parr, President of Sun Engineering, are pleased to announce that the two companies have agreed to join forces and to carry on their combined operations under the Armo Tool banner.

The agreement for Armo Tool to purchase Sun Engineering is effective as of January 1, 2009. Sun Engineering staff and facilities are relocating to the Armo Tool head office on Highway 2, near Delaware, Ontario.

According to Ben Whitney, Armo Tool is well positioned to build on the strong relationships that customers have established with Sun Engineering over the past 30 years. “Sun Engineering and Armo Tool have worked closely on many projects in the past,” he says. “A mutual commitment to outstanding customer service plus a complementary range of engineering expertise makes our companies an excellent fit for continued strength and innovation in the future. We look forward to providing Sun Engineering customers with the same work ethic and professionalism that they came to expect from Alan and his team.”

Alan Parr will also relocate to the Armo Tool offices to oversee a smooth transition of current projects and services for Sun Engineering customers.

Sun Engineering was established in 1977 as a full service design house providing a host of product development, electrical and mechanical engineering services. Sun Engineering specializes in automation and leak testing equipment for heavy transportation, aerospace and other industries.

Armo Tool is in its third generation as a family-owned tool & die company, now ranking among the region’s largest firms in the field. Founded by toolmakers and operated by toolmakers, Armo Tool builds long-term relationships with manufacturing companies throughout North America by focusing on service and repeatable quality. Armo specializes in turning “ideas into action” by solving the machining, tool and automation problems that help customers get innovative ideas to market efficiently.

For more information about Armo Tool, contact:
Ben Whitney – President
Tel: Tel: 519-652-3700, Email: bwhitney@armotool.com