Nix Companies is a closely held family business in its fifth generation. We are actively seeking strategic acquisition opportunities of small to medium sized job shops in the fabrication, machining, and metal coatings spaces.

We are open to opportunities throughout the Midwest and specifically those within 150 miles of our headquarters.

Through our 114 years of experience, solid foundation, corporate culture, proprietary processes, and business synergies; we believe in our ability of adding superior value to your job shop. Thus, giving you premium value for the great company you have built.

Our strategy is to operate these solid businesses intact, allowing them and their great people to do what they do well. We are also committed to remaining a great employer and good steward in the communities we serve. Nix Companies Inc. can provide some or all of the following synergistic corporate services: accounting, payroll, capital resources, treasury management, human resources, insurance management, safety & risk management, marketing/ business development, and continuous improvement.

With interest rates low and market conditions strong, there’s never been a better time to sell your business and start living the life you deserve.

If you are interested in a confidential conversation about how Nix Companies could help you with your business exit strategy, please contact us or fill out the NDA attachment and I would love the opportunity to speak with you. – Matthew Nix

Current Business Acquisition Criteria

Focus Areas

Job shop Metal Services
  • Custom Machine Shops
  • Tool & Die shops
  • Structural Fabricators
  • Sheet Metal Fabricators
  • Architectural Fabricators
  • Specialty Processing (Forming, Stamping, Laser Cutting, Other Processing)
Job Shop Metal Finishing Services
  • Industrial Painting Contractors
  • Powder Coating
  • E-Coating
  • Other Specialty Coatings
  • Galvanizing
Maintenance & Service
  • Millwright & Maintenance Services
  • Heavy Equipment Repairs, Rebuilds, Refurbishments
Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Custom Design to Build Equipment Manufacturers
  • Short-Run Manufacturing
Professional Services
  • Mechanical & Civil Engineering
  • Safety Consulting
  • Certified Welding Inspection
  • Certified Coatings Inspection
  • Lean Manufacturing Consulting

Specific Interest in these Industries Served (Acquisitions not limited to these)

  • Food & Beverage
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical
  • Aerospace

Preferred Financial Metrics

  • $1,000,000 – $5,000,000 in Annual Revenue
  • $150,000 or more in Annual Earnings


  • Required – 150 Mile Radius from Poseyville, IN
  • Preferred – 75 Mile Radius from Poseyville, IN

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