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Enabling Onshoring with Advanced Engineering Support through Acquisition of DAPR

Framingham, MA — August 4, 2021 — Re:Build Manufacturing announced the acquisition of DAPR Engineering (Nashua, NH) significantly expanding and adding capabilities to their Engineering Services group.

DAPR Engineering ( an engineering services organization specializing in developing innovative engineering solutions with expertise in the following: Custom Automation, Engineering Analysis, Industrial Equipment Development, Turnkey Build & Integration. They focus on challenging and demanding applications supported by fundamental engineering principles and analysis. Since its inception over seven years ago, DAPR has delivered high-value systems and services to a multitude of clients across many industries. This depth and breadth of experience will allow DAPR to have an immediate impact within the Re:Build organization in fulfilling the mission of bringing manufacturing back to North America. Along with The Pilot Group (, Re:Build Engineering Services now has a footprint on both the east and west coasts in the US.

“DAPR Engineering is honored to have been asked to join Re:Build in this very important quest to shore up manufacturing here in the United States. We are very excited to be part of an organization with the leadership that has the vision and focus to execute this vision. We are looking forward to collaborating with the other Re:Build companies to be successful in our mission, as well as expanding our reach to support other manufacturing opportunities in our current path and beyond”, said Steve Garrant president of DAPR Engineering.

“The capabilities and culture of DAPR are an excellent fit for the mission of Re:Build Manufacturing. The team in Nashua takes on difficult to solve challenges, has a mature and effective approach to project risk management, and grounds the solutions in first principles providing lasting value to the end-user.” Said Bill Larkins, President of the Engineering Services group of Re:Build Manufacturing. “The DAPR approach to talent identification and development has created a culture of sustained excellence that aligns with the Re:Build Way and provides us a platform to further build upon.”

“Our goal at Re:Build Manufacturing is to drive the growth of engineering and manufacturing businesses in North America and to help our country re-establish the ability to compete in this critically important part of the economy,” said Miles Arnone, CEO of Re:Build Manufacturing. “With DAPR, we have expanded the capabilities and speed of our Engineering Services group. DAPR Engineering will also develop industrial automation and process equipment that can be brought to bear at Re:Build Platform Companies and Total Production Solutions.”

About Re:Build Manufacturing

Re:Build Manufacturing ( is dedicated to building a better future for its employees, customers, partners, communities, and shareholders through a new model of industrialization. Re:Build is focused on revitalizing America’s manufacturing base and creating meaningful, sustainable jobs in areas that have been deindustrialized over the past 20-30 years. Re:Build Advanced Materials Group is a leading provider of engineering, development, prototyping, and production of structural components for a wide range of applications and industries.

Kim B. Blair, PhD
Vice President, Business Development
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