An international metals company with operations in Switzerland, France, Italy, China, Brazil, Mexico and the United States has purchased Anderson Manufacturing, a specialty manufacturing business based in Bristol, Wisconsin. Ferriere di Stabio (FdS) is a privately-held leading European manufacturer of stainless steel, special alloys and standard and special bolts, serving the automotive industry and others. The purchase of Anderson was completed in early April.
Ferriere di Stabio is part of a larger world-wide group of companies which includes Novametal SA, a manufacturer of metal alloy wires, and Cogne Acciai Speciali, one of the world's leading producers of stainless steel bars, wire rods and other products.
Anderson Manufacturing operates a 52,000-square-foot facility where it runs three shifts daily. In addition to the automotive industry, it provides engineered fasteners and components for the electronics, medical, furniture, battery, appliance, housewares and hardware industries.