H-E Parts International Acquires B&G Machine, Inc. – a Leader in Heavy Diesel Remanufacturing.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, USA – August 13, 2013 – H-E Parts International, a global leader in the manufacturing, servicing and marketing of aftermarket parts and components for mining, crushing and heavy construction equipment, announces the acquisition of Seattle-based B&G Machine, Inc., one of the world’s leading independent high-horsepower diesel engine remanufacturers. From its 80,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, B&G adds critical expertise, technologies and services to H-E Parts global aftermarket parts and support offering.

“B&G adds a unique and exceptional skillset to the H-E Parts family of companies,” says JP Richard, CEO and founder of H-E Parts.  “I’ve followed the success of B&G for a long time and I am very proud to see them joining the ranks of H-E Parts. I believe they are key in helping our company deliver a comprehensive aftermarket parts and services solution to our customers.”

H-E Parts will greatly benefit from B&G’s Washington facilities as well as their team of certified technicians and diesel engine mechanics. “Our employees are our greatest asset,” says John Bianchi, Sr., President and founder of B&G. “Joining H-E Parts will enable B&G to deliver additional products and services to our blue-chip customer base in addition to leveraging our talent, processes, and facilities to reach customers across the globe.”

Michael Coffey, COO Americas H-E Parts, says, “Our customers have been asking H-E Parts for diesel remanufacturing services for years.   The acquisition of B&G will result in a significant upgrade in the value we bring to our customers around the world. The combination of B&G diesel technology, Birrana™ wheel ends and Crown™ haul truck technologies rounds out our surface mining product portfolio.  H-E Parts has become the only independent company offering such a comprehensive set of remanufactured solutions to help surface miners lower operating costs and improve the performance of their fleet.”

B&G’s current management will continue to oversee its operations and staff. The latter is expected to increase due to additional opportunities afforded to B&G as a member of the H-E Parts portfolio of companies.

About H-E Parts International
H-E Parts International has grown to become the largest independent global supplier of aftermarket parts, components and solutions for the mining, heavy construction and energy sectors.  H-E Parts is the result of the combination of several highly successful and complementary aftermarket parts and service companies, able to leverage each other’s technologies and customers on a global basis.

About B&G Machine, Inc.
Founded in 1953, B&G Machine, Inc. remanufactures high-horsepower diesel engines for the mining, oil & gas and marine industries as well as stationary power generation. B&G’s world-class machine shop and its parts and engine rebuild department, which includes a 4300HP dynamometer, is staffed by a team of machinists and mechanics that are trained to deliver to the most demanding specifications of quality. Through this combination of factors B&G has earned a reputation for remanufacturing engines and components that exceed industry expectations for longevity.