In-Place Machining Company Acquires Baton Rouge Machine Works

Addition of Southern Region’s Premier Machine Shop Expands the IPM Machining Services Division and Accelerates Growth in North American Market


December 2023 | Milwaukee, WIIn-Place Machine Company, LLC (IPM), a globally recognized provider of high-precision industrial solutions with regional locations across the United States and Canada, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Baton Rouge Machine Works (BR Machine), a leading heavy machine shop supporting some of the largest industrial customers in the Southern U.S. 


With the addition of Baton Rouge Machine Works to its Machining Services Division and the integration of their expertise into the Measurement & Alignment Services Division, IPM solidifies its standing as the leading provider of comprehensive industrial services. This further underscores IPM’s reputation for maintaining the largest full-time team of highly skilled industrial field and shop technicians in North America and exponentially enhances the benefits to customers across multiple industries.


“We are thrilled to welcome Baton Rouge Machine Works into our expanding Machining Services Division,” expressed Dean Flint, President and CEO of In-Place Machining Company. “Positioned along the Mississippi industrial corridor, they boast top-notch large equipment capacity and possess advanced expertise in high-precision machining, bringing valuable advantages for our customers.” 


“The entire Baton Rouge Machine Works family is excited to become part of the IPM team,” expressed Eric Antoon, Vice President & General Manager of BR Machine. “It was imperative for us to align with a company that mirrors our dedication to service and upholds a tradition of the highest standards of work quality, which have been the cornerstone of our business. IPM offers us a well-defined pathway to both growth and innovation.” 


Based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, BR Machine has established itself as a premier machine shop and a trusted provider of quality solutions for clients in industries such as power generation, pulp & paper, petrochemicals, and other heavy sectors. With a 100,000 sq. ft. facility equipped with cutting-edge CNC vertical mill technology and innovative manual equipment, BR Machine has excelled in handling high-precision machining, custom manufacturing, fabrication and welding, and equipment repair for more than 50 years. 


Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, In-Place Machining Company is the recognized leader in turn-key industrial services for customers across the globe. By strategically adding top service companies to its two divisions – Machining Services and Measurement & Alignment Services – IPM customers now benefit from having one experienced source for precision on-site and shop machining, large-scale cutting and drilling, highly accurate dimensional metrology, and expert machine alignment.


Baton Rouge Machine Works is now a part of IPM’s Machining Services Division, joining forces with Western Machine Works, based in Portland, OR. Additionally, BR Machine aligns itself with the foremost metrology companies within IPM’s Measurement and Alignment Services Division, including OASIS Alignment Services, East Coast Metrology, and Exact Metrology. 



Dean Flint
President & CEO
In-Place Machining Company, LLC
3811 N. Holton Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212
[email protected]

Eric Antoon
Vice President & General Manager
Baton Rouge Machine Works: A Division of In-Place Machining Company
12612 Ronaldson Road
Baton Rouge, LA 700807
[email protected]


In-Place Machining Company: On-Site Machining Solutions In-Place, Any Place in the World.

With seventeen locations across the United States and Canada, In-Place Machining Company is the premier provider of high-precision engineered on-site machining, machine shop services, large-scale cutting & drilling, dimensional metrology, and alignment services for a wide range of industries including renewable energy, aerospace, industrial, and military customers throughout the world. For more visit

Baton Rouge Machine Works: A Division of In-Place Machining Company

Headquartered in Baton Rouge, LA, Baton Rouge Machine Works (BRMW) is a full spectrum machine shop providing machining, fabrication, manufacturing, and equipment repair services to America’s leading industrial customers in the Southern region. Founded in 1961, BRMW’s facilities and equipment are considered best-in-class with some of the largest equipment and crane capacity in the area. For more, visit

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