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Upper-Marlboro-based Bechdon acquisition announced

Bechdon Co., of Upper Marlboro, and Ridge Engineering Inc., of Hampstead, are now affiliated companies following acquisition of Bechdon by Breidon Inc., with which Ridge shares common ownership.

Details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Bechdon, a manufacturer of precision-machined products for aerospace, defense, and intelligence community customers, will continue to operate at its 53,000-square-foot plant in Upper Marlboro, and all of its employees are being retained.

Ridge Engineering provides precision machining, vacuum and dip brazing and sheet metal fabrication services to the defense industry at its 80,000-square-foot plant in Hampstead, where it will continue to operate.