Buying into copper component expertise


Luvata Oy has acquired UK-based Dawson Shanahan Group, a European producer of engineered and fabricated copper and metal components used in the aerospace, automotive, medical, power distribution and industrial markets.

Luvata Group’s president and CEO, Pekka Kleemola, said: “As we state in our strategy, Luvata is looking to grow the business and become the leading provider of coppersolutions for the benefit of people, society and the earth. E-mobility, general electrification and green transition, as well as healthcare, are all important growth drivers for us. This acquisition is a great example of strategy execution and Dawson Shanahan is a perfect fit to our business portfolio.”

Dawson Shanahan will become part of Luvata’s Formed Products Business Unit (FPBU) which includes factories in Delaware Ohio, Welwyn Garden City UK, Sao Paulo Brazil and Suzhou China. FPBU is a leading suppliers of copper-based resistance welding electrodes and alloyed copper brazing wire, serving automotive customers around the world.