Burke Porter Group makes acquisition in Ireland

GRAND RAPIDS–Burke Porter Group announced the acquisition of Quantum 3, a global designer of workflow process optimization in the manufacturing and life sciences industries.

Quantum 3 offers modular flexible aluminum profile and framing systems to design lean assembly and production lines to create process improvements in cleanroom and other demanding environments. It has clients in Ireland, the United States, and Costa Rica.

“The strength of Quantum 3’s relationships with medical and life science companies in conjunction with its collaborative engineering approach perfectly complements BPG’s offering,” said Jeff Moss, BPG CEO. “We are excited at the opportunity of expanding our footprint into Ireland, one of the world’s most important biomedical markets, while strengthening our portfolio of solutions across emerging and growing markets.”

Founders Pat Hayes and Paul McGrath will remain with the company they founded in 2000, working closely with the BPG leadership team and Rich Carone, who leads BPG’s Medical and Life Sciences Division.

“Joining a proven and creative company like BPG is a great opportunity for Q3 to expand our global reach and develop our capabilities,” said Hayes. “Plus, BPG’s ‘innovation-first’ mindset and relentless focus on the customer fit perfectly with our culture and mission, making this an exciting next step for Q3’s growth.”

With capabilities spanning the complete production design with high attention to ergonomics, from requirements definition, concept creation, design, manufacturing, installation to after-market support, Q3’s experience-driven engineering, manufacturing and supply chain services evolve hardware, systems, and product ideas through all development stages and into stable manufacturing. Q3 is headquartered in Killaloe, Ireland.

Founded in 1953 and headquartered in Grand Rapids, BPG supplies automated diagnostic, testing and production products and services to the life science and specialty industrial markets BPG focuses on automating high-precision processes, using its capabilities in microfluidics, optical design, additive manufacturing, motion control, and software.

More at https://www.burkeportergroup.com/.

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