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Machine Solutions Inc. acquires Beahm Designs Inc.

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Posted October 19th, 2020 in

Beahm Designs’ innovative thermal processing equipment expands Machine Solutions’ catalog for medical device manufacturers

Placeholder imageFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Oct. 19, 2020 – Machine Solutions Inc. has announced that it has acquired Beahm Designs Inc. Headquartered in Milpitas, California, Beahm Designs produces innovative thermal processing machines to perform the principal composition of catheter manufacturing.

In joining Machine Solutions’ industry-leading brands—MSI, Steeger USA, Vante, PlasticWeld Systems, Crescent Design and SEBRA—Beahm Designs expands the company’s catalog of catheter manufacturing equipment and broadens its engineering resources. This acquisition supports Machine Solutions’ long-term strategy to provide medical device manufacturers with a single source for diverse equipment and services used in both development and production.

“We have been persistent in our pursuit to add industry-leading technology to the product catalog we offer our customers,” said Machine Solutions President Brian Strini. “Beahm Designs’ thermal processing equipment is known throughout the medical device community as a robust solution for a wide range of plastic manufacturing processes. Being able to offer these foundational tools will enable our customers to quickly develop and manufacture innovative, lifesaving products.”

“Our partnership with Machine Solutions will layer solid resources into all areas and up-level what we have built over the past 30 years at Beahm Designs,” said Anita Beahm, President and Co-Founder of Beahm Designs. “We believe Machine Solutions has created the perfect platform to ensure business stability for long-term customer success, and this strategic investment will not only increase our capacity to develop the next generation of products for our engineering customers, but will significantly enhance the customer experience. Brian Beahm and I have always held Machine Solutions’ team and technology in high regard and are honored to see our companies joining forces. Together, with Machine Solutions, we’ll be able to offer the most comprehensive catheter equipment solutions in the industry.”

Beahm Designs is Machine Solutions’ sixth acquisition since joining the BW Forsyth Partners family of companies in 2012.





Machine Solutions, Inc. is the premier provider of advanced equipment and services to the medical device industry. The unified brands of MSI, Steeger USA, Vante, PlasticWeld Systems, Crescent Design, Beahm Designs and SEBRA provide a breadth of products to support customer needs and growth. Machine Solutions provides superior customer experiences by focusing on delivering quality and value, and by dedicating resources to its aftermarket team for technical service and process support. Machine Solutions has been instrumental in automating manual processes in catheter and stent manufacturing operations and the broader medical device industry. Machine Solutions is privately owned by BW Forsyth Partners, a Barry-Wehmiller company. For more, go to



BW Forsyth Partners is the investment arm of multibillion-dollar global manufacturing and engineering consulting firm Barry-Wehmiller. Established in 2009, BW Forsyth Partners blends Barry-Wehmiller’s unparalleled legacy of value creation and people-centric culture development with keen investing experience to help companies realize their true potential. With a focus limited to areas known well, BW Forsyth Partners seeks to partner with leadership teams to acquire small- to middle-market companies in the capital and component equipment, and professional services sectors. In each of our operating companies, BW Forsyth Partners deploys operational improvements and strategy development without compromising the autonomy, strategic vision and entrepreneurial spirit of their leadership teams. For more information, visit