Precision Castparts to buy Primus International


Precision Castparts Corp. plans to buy airplane parts manufacturer Primus International Inc. for $900 million.

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Precision Castparts Corp. plans to buy airplane parts manufacturer Primus International Inc. for $900 million.

The purchase announced Sunday of Primus International Inc. will cement the status of Precision, a low-profile Portland company with 18,000 employees worldwide, as an aerospace-components giant. The combined company will supply more than $7 million in parts, for example, on each Boeing 787 Dreamliner plane. 

Precision, based in all but anonymous quarters on Portland’s Southwest Macadam Avenue, has factories in Oregon and abroad that make large complex castings and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines.

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