R&D Engineering acquires Knight Machining Inc.
August 8, 2022

Brooklyn Park, MN (February 7, 2018) –  R&D Engineering (R&D), a leading provider of catheter manufacturing equipment, machined components, tooling, and automation services is pleased to announce the acquisition of Knight Machining Inc (Knight).  The acquisition expands R&D’s manufacturing capabilities and capacity to accelerate the growth of the company.

Knight Machining specializes in high-quality, intricate, and precision machined components and assemblies.  Additionally, they offer prototype services, tooling, and assembly fixtures for the medical device and automation markets.  Knight’s manufacturing capabilities include CNC turning, CNC milling, screw machine turning, laser processing, and assembly services.

Knight Machine operates out of a 17,000 square foot facility located in Plymouth, MN.  Knight Machining will continue to operate under the Knight name as a business unit of R&D. “With our continued growth, acquiring Knight Machining aligned with our overall business goals, stated Dave Erickson, President of R&D Engineering.  “Their business model is similar to ours and provides exceptional resources and services to our customers.  We welcome Knight to the R&D team and look forward to their contribution.”

Knight Machining has been an anchor business in the Plymouth, MN community for over 30 years.  Their team of highly skilled engineers and machinists provide a variety of manufacturing services that support a broad range of products and industries. Mike Jarmuzek, General Manager, will continue to manage the business with his team of engineers, machinists and technicians.  Mike stated, “I look forward to joining R&D Engineering. We are excited to enhance our services to better serve our customers and to expand our growth opportunities.”

R&D Engineering is committed and focused on providing catheter manufacturing equipment, machined components, and custom automation to improve our customer’s quality and productivity.


About R & D Engineering

R & D Engineering is a leading provider of catheter manufacturing equipment, machined components, tooling, and custom automation for the medical device market.  R&D Engineering designs, manufactures, tests, and validates the Cath-Tech line of catheter assembly equipment.  The Cath-Tech lines include a wide range of catheter manufacturing equipment including reflow, tipping, drilling, braiding, and skiving.


Media Contact:

Aden Hirtle
Marketing & Communications Manager
R & D Engineering

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