to fulfill any metal manufacturing and fabrication requirement
“We’re operators buying operators. We find good business with complementary capabilities and customers, and we leverage Arrow resources to help make them great — by realizing their potential as part of our global network.”
– Mike Ritchie, President and CEO, Arrow Machine and Fabrication Group
Arrow serves globally branded companies in the industrial, defense, engineered products, heavy truck, and off-road equipment industries. We sell our products directly to end customers, fostering long-term relationships built on quality and trust. Under the dynamic leadership of President and CEO Mike Ritchie, who grew Arrow’s anchor company CGL Manufacturing to $100 million in annual revenue, we are on a mission to become a premier provider to OEM clients across industries.
We manufacture and sell complex, value-added, tight tolerance components and assemblies. Our global team of over 650 engineers and craftspeople specialize in transforming customer design concepts into reliable, industrial-grade to-spec steel products. Arrow partners with best-in-class niche suppliers to develop top-quality products every time.
Arrow delivers customized solutions by seamlessly integrating with our customers’ design teams. Our extensive operating platform and capabilities, combined with our global reach, enable us to address unique customer needs throughout the product lifecycle. As Operators Buying Operators, we focus on acquiring best-in-class metalworking companies to enhance our solutions further, always striving to offer the highest quality solutions without compromise.
We firmly believe that strong partnerships fuel our customers’ growth and position us as an integral and critical element of their supply chain. By forging strong relationships with suppliers, we maximize our content per program platform, empowering us to create cost-competitive products for virtually any design requirement. Arrow is dedicated to supporting and growing our acquired companies — we have no interest in flipping, splitting, overleveraging, relocating, or closing them. Our goal is to build to a billion, not divest or destroy.
OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES
Our guiding principles and values form the foundation of Arrow Machine and Fabrication Group, bringing together all our companies and shaping our partnerships and acquisitions. We are committed to finding companies that align with our vision and values, ensuring a cohesive and successful collaboration.
President and CEO, Arrow Machine and Fabrication Group
Mike is a visionary who brings decades of metal manufacturing experience and customer service excellence to achieve Arrow’s strategic growth objectives. He specializes in creating long-term partnerships that create profitable futures for our team members, customers, supply partners, shareholders, and communities
CFO, Arrow Machine and Fabrication Group
Christina joined the AFMG team as CFO in February 2022 and brings 15+ years of strategic financial and operational leadership experience with a focus on M&A, integration and execution. Christina is responsible for the group’s overall financial planning to enable the Company’s growth objectives.
CHIEF PEOPLE AND CULTURE OFFICER, Arrow Machine and Fabrication Group
Pamela McArthur is responsible for all human resource, culture, health and safety, and wellness initiatives across Arrow and its divisions as part of the company’s new shared services model. She has a wealth of experience in human resources, training, leadership development, and culture at the executive level.
VICE PRESIDENT OF CHANGE MANAGEMENT, Arrow Machine and Fabrication Group
David’s role with Arrow is project-based, focusing on adding value to all aspects of Arrow’s business and future acquisitions. His duties will include designing, developing, and implementing initiatives to increase profitability and improve processes and systems that support the company and its divisions.
President and CEO, Steelcraft
With over 30 years of management experience in manufacturing and 22 years with Steelcraft, Keith is responsible for the execution of the company’s overall strategic vision.
President, CGL Manufacturing Inc.
Since joining CGL in 2013, Shawna has held several leadership roles in finance, operations, and administration. As President, Shawna oversees initiatives aligned with CGL’s tradition of quality products while maintaining high customer service standards.
As a member of the Veriform team for over 25 years, Paul specializes in managing core customer relationships, supporting the design and manufacturing teams, and pricing approvals in the company’s production and engineering divisions.
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