Barnes Group to Acquire Gammaflux

Hot-runner controls supplier joins a stable of prominent names in hot-runner, controls, and tooling.

Adding to its growing stable of plastics injection molding and tooling-related companies, Barnes Group Inc., Bristol, Conn., has signed a definitive agreement to buy privately held Gammaflux L.P., a leading supplier of hot-runner temperature and sequential valve-gate control systems. Gammaflux will remain in Sterling, Va., and will continue to operate as a separate business within Barnes’ Industrial Segment, in the Molding Solutions strategic business unit. Other assets in that unit are hot-runner uppliers Synventive, Männer, and Thermoplay, as well as tooling supplier FOBOHA and in-mold sensors and process-controls supplier Priamus.

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