Endeavour Capital announced the acquisition of Forrest Machining, Inc. Based in Valencia, CA, FMI Aerostructures is a manufacturer of critical structural components and assemblies for the aerospace and defense industry. With 230,000 square feet under roof and over 130 active spindles, FMI Aerostructures is one of the largest independent Aandamp;D manufacturing businesses in North America. The company specializes in hard metal components, large aluminum structures, and complex assemblies and is proud to serve customers such as Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, Spirit AeroSystems, PPG Aerospace, and more."FMI presents a unique opportunity to partner with an industry leader in a critical link of the aerospace supply chain. By continually investing in new capabilities, capacity, and its workforce, Forrest is well positioned to build off its longstanding reputation as a key solutions provider to its customers," commented Derek Eve, Principal at Endeavour Capital. "Our mission is to create a stronger supply chain for critical structures through value added partnerships with our customers and delivering the best overall value in terms of quality, delivery, and service. We are honored and excited to advance the legacy that Bob and Joanne Butler and the employees at FMI have built over the past 30 years," added Tim Mickael, CEO of FMI Aerostructures.The new ownership group is committed to operational excellence through continuous improvement, developing and engaging its workforce, and investment in state-of-the-art equipment and systems. As part of the transaction, Tim Mickael joins the company as CEO and all other managers have been retained.