History

A Long History of Advanced Solutions for Complex Machining, Tooling and Custom Plastic Enclosure needs

1928

Newman Marsilius, Sr. founded The Producto Machine Company, initially a machine tool company specializing in milling machines for the automotive and small appliance industries. As a strategy to reduce the impact of the machine tool industry’s economic cycles, The Producto Machine company started producing die sets and selling tool room accessories.

1945

Ring Precision Components was founded as a separate company under the name Ring Punch & Die Company.

1958

The Ring Punch company, located in Jamestown, NY, was acquired to compliment the growing machine tooling business of The Producto Machine Company.

1961

Ring Precision Components relocates facilities to its current headquarters in Jamestown, NY.

1976

ThermoFab was founded in 1976 when Tom King and four colleagues launched the company to manufacture early CAD and computer enclosures.

1985

After outgrowing leased space in Hudson and Marlboro, Massachusetts, five acres were purchased in Shirley, Massachusetts. A much larger building, five axis CNC machining for tooling and parts, and in-house painting capabilities propelled ThermoFab into a global market leader of heavy gauged plastic enclosures.

1998

Dieco Corporation (formerly Die Supply Corporation) was acquired by Producto Corporation, furthering the Company’s growth, and expanding the company’s service offerings to the distribution of custom springs, die springs, accessories, die sets, and other components.

2002

New Vision Industries is founded by Michael Copt, third-generation machinist, engineer, and industrial entrepreneur.

2008

New Vision Industries acquires and moves into current 32,000 sq/ft facility in Endicott, NY, concurrently beginning building renovations and adding large footprint CNC machining equipment capabilities.

2011

New Vision Industries acquires former IBM tool and model shop located in Endicott, NY, expanding the existing suite of services to its customers.

2013-2019

New Vision Industries is approved as a Tier 1 supplier for major aerospace & defense customers and begins partnership with major medical device and semiconductor manufacturers for critical precision machined components.

2016-2020

Ring invests millions of dollars in facility and equipment upgrades to support continued growth.

2021

Culper Capital Partners acquires the Producto Corporation, along with its brands Ring Precision Components and Dieco from The PMT Group. Concurrently, Culper acquired Endicott, NY-based New Vision Industries to form The Producto Group.

2022

ThermoFab, based in Shirley, MA joins The Producto Group, expanding the existing suite of products and services to include a proprietary plastic forming process for heavy-gauge enclosures.

Mark Rauenzahn is hired as The Producto Group CEO, bringing decades of experience in contract manufacturing, machining, and tooling.

Today

The Producto Group leverages a history of precision manufacturing capabilities to offer its customers the most advanced solutions for their complex machining, tooling, and custom plastic enclosure needs.