Waukesha Pearce Industries (WPI) acquires Memorial Machine

Sep 5, 2023 | Press Releases

Waukesha Pearce Industries, LLC. and Memorial Machine Announcement

Through the acquisition of Memorial Machine by WPI, we can draw upon 150 years of experience in remanufactured engines and components.

Houston, Texas, 09/05/2023. Waukesha Pearce Industries (WPI) has acquired Memorial Machine, a company that has specialized in remanufacturing engine components for the past 50 years. WPI, a leader in the Construction Machinery and Energy Systems industries since 1924, brings 150 years of combined experience and excellence in remanufactured engines and components. Memorial Machine will continue to operate under its name but as a subsidiary of Waukesha – Pearce Industries, LLC. The leadership of Memorial Machine will remain in the capable hands of Rex B. Crumpton, who currently serves as the company’s Vice President. Originally founded by Rex K and Dana Crumpton, Rex and his brother Charlie Crumpton, have effectively managed the business for 33 years. Memorial Machine will join WPI’s Engine Division under the leadership of Frankie J. Baird, the Executive Vice President, and Chief Operating Officer. The newly combined company’s headquarters will be in Houston, Texas. “Memorial Machine is an industry leader in machining and rebuilding engine components. One of WPI’s core businesses is remanufacturing engines to OEM standards. Adding Memorial Machine allows us to be more vertically integrated to better support our valued customers.” said Frankie. “In addition, Memorial Machine built their business on the same core values as WPI, so the merger of the two companies is a natural fit,” said Baird.

“Memorial Machine’s 50 years of experience in rebuilding Natural Gas and Diesel engine components, combined with WPI’s resources and footprint, gives us a path to continue our mission to provide the best customer service in the industry,” said Rex B. Crumpton, Vice President Memorial Machine. “Memorial Machine and WPI have had a very successful partnership over the years, and this is the next step to move forward and grow that relationship together,” said Crumpton. The merging of these two companies presents exciting opportunities, enabling us to leverage our collective expertise and resources to achieve even greater success. Together, we will continue to deliver outstanding results and exceed customer expectations.