Grand Rapids life sciences firm buys California engineering company

GRAND RAPIDS–San Diego, Calif.-based D&K Engineering has been acquired by Grand Rapids-based Burke Porter Group, officials of the two companies announced. Terms were not disclosed.

Founded in 1999, D&K is a product design and contract manufacturing provider serving companies in the medical, life sciences, and other advanced technology industries. Its services span the product life cycle, from concept creation and design engineering to systems architecture, prototyping, manufacturing, regulatory compliance, and aftermarket support. Over the past 20 years, D&K has partnered with clients to deliver more than 700 products to market.

“We are thrilled to welcome the entire D&K team to BPG,” said Jeff Moss, BPG CEO. “D&K’s comprehensive, global engineering and manufacturing capabilities complement BPG’s offerings in medical and life sciences end markets and extend our footprint into Southern California, one of the most important biomedical markets in the world. The strategic combination of D&K’s rich history of innovating alongside the world’s leading medical and life science OEMs and BPG’s strong manufacturing expertise will meaningfully enhance our ability to serve a diverse and growing base of customers.”

D&K founders Scott Dennis and Alex Kunczynski will remain with the company, working with the BPG leadership team and Rich Carone, who leads BPG’s Medical and Life Sciences Division.

Founded in 1953, BPG is a supplier of automated diagnostic, testing and production solutions serving life science and specialty industrial end markets. BPG focuses on automating high-precision processes, including capabilities in microfluidics, optical design, additive manufacturing, motion control and software to develop solutions tailored to its customers’ needs. It has 45 locations worldwide. More at

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