Next BigFuture is the world’s largest provider of machine parts and services, with a workforce of 2,000 staff.
The US company announced today that it will acquire the leading parts maker Bullard Machine for an undisclosed amount in a $3.2 billion deal.
Bullard’s machine parts business has grown to more than $2.5 billion since 2011.
Bullard currently has approximately 1,000 employees in the US, with about half of them based in Austin, Texas.
The company has a long-standing relationship with the US government and has invested in research and development, including developing new technologies that will help prevent, diagnose and mitigate catastrophic events.