Hyperion Materials & Technologies, a leading global materials science company that develops hard and super-hard materials for a wide range of industries and applications, announced it has successfully acquired Aggressive Grinding Service (AGS), a Pennsylvania-based precision carbide and ceramic grinding business.
Bringing AGS into the Hyperion Materials & Technologies family will enhance Hyperion’s capabilities and leadership in multiple high growth markets, including can tooling, custom and preform carbide rod blanks, and a variety of finished wear-resistant components. The companies will begin working together immediately to expand the Hyperion product portfolio and streamline workflow processes to further increase efficiency and responsiveness for customers.
AGS, founded in 1988 and located about 45 miles east of Pittsburgh in Latrobe, provides broad and specialized grinding and machining capabilities, including surface, centerless, outside diameter (OD) and peel grinding, as well as wire electrical discharge machining (EDM) and wheel dressing services. The company employs about 90 associates who operate the latest in advanced grinding and machining equipment.
Key business leaders at AGS will remain in place and report into the Hyperion organization.