Companies promise new products from merger.

HUTCHINSON, Kan. - Mega Fabrication Inc. has purchased W.A. Whiteny Co. from Bellvue, Wash.-based Esterline Technologies. Terms were not disclosed.

W.A. Whitney will still operate from its location in Rockford, Ill.

The purchase puts the Whitney brand of products in the same family as Piranha and Bertsch products. Pirahna offers hydraulic ironworkers, press brakes and sheers. Bertsch products include plate-bending rolls and section rollers.

According to company officials, future product developments will include a line of Whitney-brand multi-axis CNC press brakes.