New Division at RP Machine called Alpha Machining & Grinding, Inc.


RP Machine Enterprises, Inc., has acquired the Statesville division of Alpha/Sullivan Steel. The service center in North Carolina features large Blanchard grinding applications up to 144”. This acquisition also provides a superior magnetic division that will now allow RP to offer a line of magnetic lifting devices, fixturings, tables, and chucks. The new division name will be Alpha Machining and Grinding, Inc.

Established in 1992, RP Machine Enterprises is a multimillion-dollar company that now encompasses several divisions/companies under the RP Machine umbrella: Abundant Manufacturing, for production gear cutting and machining; Carolina Gear & Components, for large gear manufacturing; RP/Fletcher, which handles woodworking machinery and FAB; and now Alpha Machining and Grinding, Inc., offering contract grinding and work-holding solutions. To learn more call (704) 872-8888, send e-mail to, or visit online at [].