Joint Venture Announcement


This innovative solution dramatically
reduces our customers' capex and lead
time required to bring new products to
the market in a more cost-effective
manner.

Erin Hoffmann - CEO

Original Date - May 5, 2011

With the combination of The Gerstenslager Company (a subsidiary of Worthington Industries), and International Tooling Solutions (ITS), into a newly formed joint venture; ArtiFlex Manufacturing provides the quality and services that customers have come to expect from ITS and Gerstenslager. Growth initiatives center on the low volume stamped products market including the niche Original Equipment (OE) vehicle production business. Gerstenslager and ITS have been working together through a co-marketing initiative over the last year with significant success due to the innovative ULVD/A solution.

ArtiFlex Manufacturing operates five manufacturing facilities in Frankfort, Ky.; Grand Rapids, Mich. (two locations); and Clyde and Wooster, Ohio.

  Press Release

On April 12 2012, ArtiFlex Manufacturing announced the acquisition of Grand Rapids, MI based automation specialists Automatrics. This aquisition allows ArtiFlex to be even better positioned as the best in the world source for low volume tooling, stampings and automated assemblies.