If it’s time to sell your machine shop in Houston Texas, Sunbelt Texas Business Sales is the industry leader assisting business owners with the significant task of exiting their business and converting the hard earned business value into personal wealth. Houston in particular and Texas in general has a huge metal machining industry foot print. These machine shops provide critical parts to very diverse industries. These industries include Houston’s famous oil & gas markets as well as medical, aerospace, transportation and infrastructure. A machine tool is a machine for shaping or machining metal or other rigid materials, usually by cutting, boring, grinding, shearing, or other forms of deformation. The machines often include metal lathes, milling machines, machining centers, multi-tasking machines, drill presses, boring or grinding machines, many controlled with computers (CNC). Manual lathes are still often seen and are usually used on very short run or prototype jobs.
Products often include flanges, valves, drill bits, fasteners, pistons, sleeves, gears, pistons as well as precision machined parts used in oil, gas, medical, automotive, marine, power generation and transportation. Some larger shops also provide other ancillary value added services including heat treating, cladding and drilling. For thise shops that don’t provide these services themselves there is a well established network of companies that provide these services to machine shops. The Texas machine shop industry is very sophisticated with an excellent supply chain aided by the transportation infrastructure including the very large and active Port of Houston. The industry is very competitive but can also be very profitable for business owners with very strong management and sales abilities. The industry is supported by very sophisticate industry and trade associations which focus on improving business success, influencing government policies and growing the U.S. machine shop and machine tool industries.