Takoda Group Acquires Danco Metal Products

Takoda Group announces it has acquired Danco Metal Products, which will continue to operate under the company's original name.

Takoda Group, LLC announces the completion of its acquisition of Danco Metal Products, Inc., a leading precision metal fabricator which has successfully served the metal and lexan fabrication industry for more than 70 years.

The official date of the transaction was October 31, 2011. Takoda Group, LLC has acquired 100% of the stock from Danco Metal Products, Inc.

Danco Metal Products, Inc. was founded in 1941 when George Danielson established the company with a vision for a streamlined process in the fabrication of portable x-ray equipment. More than seventy years later, Danco is still a leader in fabrication for the medical, power, telecommunications and many other industries.

Takoda Group will acquire a company that’s professional staff continues to improve techniques and bring to market cutting-edge examples of fabrication excellence. Danco’s trained personnel excel in the quality production of a wide variety of precision sheet metal components and fabrications.

Glenn Harbold, a Takoda Group Operating Partner, will assume the role of President of Danco Metal Products. Throughout his twenty-year career, Glenn has held a variety of senior operating, finance and business development roles in both emerging growth businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining Takoda Group, Glenn co-founded Market Capital Partners, a boutique investment bank and small business advisory firm. Glenn received a BS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA in Finance and Operations from Carnegie Mellon University.

Takoda Group, LLC Principals, L.T. Slater and James Williamson, will also provide significant guidance on strategic initiatives.

“This is a platform acquisition for Takoda Group, and we look forward to adding resources and sophistication to an already great business in an effort to capitalize on the many opportunities that Danco has for growth with both existing and new customers,” says L.T. Slater, Principal with Takoda Group, LLC. “At the same time, we plan to uphold the great character and traditions of the company in ways that will make the Danielson family proud of their decision to pass their legacy along to Takoda.”

Danco Metal Products, Inc. will continue to operate under the company’s original name.

Takoda Group, LLC also serves as majority owner of Furnace Parts, LLC, an industry leader in the manufacture of specialty industrial thermocouples, and North American Vehicle Components, LLC (NAVCO), a leading producer of steel and aluminum reservoirs and related components for heavy trucks, military vehicles, automotive and motor sports applications.