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Re:Build Manufacturing Announces the Acquisition of Fikst

Re:Build Manufacturing is pleased to announce the acquisition of Fikst, significantly expanding Re:Build’s engineering, product development, and prototyping capabilities within its Engineering Services Group of companies.  

Fikst ( operates a consulting business in Woburn, MA focused on product development, mechanical engineering, and prototyping solutions for the biotechnology, medical, and industrial markets. Founded in 2005 by brothers Paul and Doug Sabin, Fikst has quickly grown to become a premier provider of concept-to-manufacture consultancy services and has cultivated an industry-wide reputation for its competency in mechanical engineering, micro- and milli-fluidics, and product development within burgeoning markets, such as gene therapy, diagnostics, and cellular therapy. 

“The acquisition by Re:Build comes at a pivotal point in our company’s history and presents a substantial opportunity for Fikst and our customers. With Re:Build’s investment, Fikst now has access to the financial and operational resources needed to further our in-house capabilities and to drive the company through its next phase of growth. We are truly excited to be joining Re:Build Manufacturing and their growing group of companies whose mission and vision complement ours in a meaningful way,” said Paul Sabin, General Manager of Fikst. 

“We were especially drawn to Fikst’s incredible culture and tireless commitment to quality that is ingrained in the company’s DNA,” said Bill Larkins, President of Re:Build’s Engineering Services Group. “Paul and Doug Sabin have built an organization where difficult problems get solved and innovative products are brought to commercial viability. The goal of our partnership is to scale the organization and grow its capabilities to further serve its customers and the market at large.”

The investment in Fikst marks the eighth acquisition by Re:Build Manufacturing since November 2020, underscoring its mission to combine strategic M&A, operational superiority, and cutting-edge enabling technologies to build America’s next generation of industrial companies. 

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